Great Speeches of the 20th Century [Box Set] [Box]

Great Speeches Of The 20th Century [Box Set] [Box]


This four-volume recording presents 70 key excerpts from the greatest speeches and events in recorded history. Amongst the political, historical, inspiration and topical speeches are Richard Nixon's "Checkers" speech, Jesse Jackson's Keynote address at the 1988 Democratic Convention, President Nixon announcing the end of the Vietnam War, Lou Gerigh's farewell and Colonel Oliver North's Iran-Contra testimony.

  • Condition: Used - Good
    HPB condition ratings
    • New: Mint condition or still sealed (SS). Absolutely perfect in every way. New.
    • Fine/Like New (EX): No defects, little sign of use, well cared for. Plays perfectly. Close to new. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. Could be an unopened promotional or cut item. Sometimes called: mint-minus.
    • Very Good (VG): Will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
    • Good (G): Attractive and well cared for, but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, scuffing or scratching, but will play almost perfectly. For vinyl: barely detectable crackles or pops.
    • Fair (FR): This item is in okay condition. For vinyl: good is not so good and the record may have low level crackles or pops when playing. CD: one or more tracks may skip.
    • Poor (P): Obviously well-worn and handled. Most vinyl collectors will not buy good or below, but some tracks on CD or vinyl will play.
    Conditions Guide
  • Format: Compact Disc
  • Sold by: HPB Clearwater Village
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  • Label: Rhino (Label)
  • UPC: 081227056728


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Track listings

  • Disc 1: The Political Arena:
  • 1. Farmer And The Republican Party William Howard Taft
  • 2. Address To The Boy's Progressive Theodore Roosevelt
  • 3. Address To The American Indians Woodrow Wilson
  • 4. Inaugural Address Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • 5. Inaugural Address Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • 6. Election Eve Campaign Speech Thomas E. Dewey
  • 7. State Of The Union Address Harry S Truman
  • 8. Checkers Speech Richard Nixon
  • 9. Presidential Campaign Address Adlai Stevenson
  • 10. Election Eve Campaign Address Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 11. Presidential Debates Nixon/Jimmy Kennedy
  • 12. Presidential Campaign Address Barry Goldwater
  • 13. On Decision Not To Seek A Second Term Lyndon B. Johnson
  • 14. Presidential Campaign Address Robert Kennedy
  • 15. Inaugural Address Richard Nixon
  • 16. Resignation Address Spiro Agnew
  • 17. Resignation Address Richard Nixon
  • 18. Democratic Convention Acceptance Speech Jimmy Carter
  • 19. Inaugural Address Ronald Reagan
  • 20. Keynote Address, Democratic Convention Mario Cuomo
  • 21. Keynote Address, Democratic Convention Jesse Jackson
  • Disc 2: The Changing World:
  • 1. First Recorded Message On The Edison Phonograph Len Spencer
  • 2. German Peril Amb. Gerard
  • 3. Address From France General Black Jack Pershing
  • 4. Charles Lindbergh's Return To The United States Calvin Coolidge/Lindbergh
  • 5. Abdication Address King Edward Viii
  • 6. Return From Munich Converence Neville Chamberlain
  • 7. On The Occasion Of Germany's Occupation Of The Sudetenland Adolf Hitler
  • 8. Declaration Of War With Germany Neville Chamberlain
  • 9. First Address As Prime Minister Winston Churchill
  • 10. Declaration Of War Against Japan Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • 11. First Atomic Bomb Attack On Japan Harry Truman
  • 12. Address To Congress Douglas Mac Arthur
  • 13. On The Fall Of Dien Bien Phu John Foster Dulles
  • 14. Announcement Of The Launching Of Sputnik Radio Moscow
  • 15. Confrontation Over Presence Of Russian Missiles In Cuba Adlai Stevenson
  • 16. Cuban Missile Crisis John Kennedy
  • 17. Signing Of The Civil Rights Bill Lyndon B. Johnson
  • 18. Eulogy For Robert Kennedy Edward Kennedy
  • 19. End Of The Vietnam War Richard Nixon
  • 20. On The Commencement Of Bombing Of Iraq George H.W. Bush
  • Disc 3: The Dreams, The Inspirations, The Accomplishments:
  • 1. Ideal Republic William Jennings Bryan
  • 2. On The Future Of Women In Flying Amelia Earhart
  • 3. Farewell To Baseball Lou Gehrig
  • 4. Address To The Nation On The R. A. F. Winston Churchill
  • 5. Christmas Greetings To The Children Of England Princesses Elizabeth & Margaret
  • 6. Farewell To Baseball Babe Ruth
  • 7. Address To Congress Casey Stengel
  • 8. Farewell Address Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 9. Inaugural Address John Kennedy
  • 10. First Manned Flight Into Space John Glenn
  • 11. I Have A Dream: Address To Civil Rights March On Washington Martin L. King Jr.
  • 12. Christmas Greeting From Space Frank Borman
  • 13. Moon Landing Neil Armstrong
  • 14. Address To Congress Hank Aaron
  • 15. Address To The Nation On The Berlin Wall Ronald Reagan
  • Disc 4: Best Of Times, Worst Of Times:
  • 1. Address On U. S. Neutrality Charles Lindbergh
  • 2. Address To Irish Americans Joseph Mc Carthy
  • 3. Kitchen Debate Nixon/Kruschev
  • 4. Farewell To Fans (Payola Scandal) Alan Freed
  • 5. Concession Speech Richard Nixon
  • 6. On Black Power Malcolm X
  • 7. Address To The Yippie Convention Jerry Rubin
  • 8. Press Conference On The Riots At The Democratic Convention Mayor Daley
  • 9. Address On Vietnam War Protests Spiro Agnew
  • 10. Address To The Women Of America Gloria Steinem
  • 11. On Releasing The Watergate Tapes Richard Nixon
  • 12. Testimony At Iran Contra Hearing Oliver North
 
HPB condition ratings
  • New: Item is brand new, unused and unmarked, in flawless condition.
  • Fine/Like New (F): No defects, little usage. May show remainder marks. Older books may show minor flaws.
  • Very Good (VG): Shows some signs of wear and is no longer fresh. Attractive. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Good (G): Average used book with all pages present. Possible loose bindings, highlighting, cocked spine or torn dust jackets. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Fair (FR): Obviously well-worn, but no text pages missing. May be without endpapers or title page. Markings do not interfere with readability. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Poor (P): All text is legible but may be soiled and have binding defects. Reading copies and binding copies fall into this category. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
Conditions Guide
HPB condition ratings
  • New: Mint condition or still sealed (SS). Absolutely perfect in every way. New.
  • Fine/Like New (EX): No defects, little sign of use, well cared for. Plays perfectly. Close to new. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. Could be an unopened promotional or cut item. Sometimes called: mint-minus.
  • Very Good (VG): Will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
  • Good (G): Attractive and well cared for, but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, scuffing or scratching, but will play almost perfectly. For vinyl: barely detectable crackles or pops.
  • Fair (FR): This item is in okay condition. For vinyl: good is not so good and the record may have low level crackles or pops when playing. CD: one or more tracks may skip.
  • Poor (P): Obviously well-worn and handled. Most vinyl collectors will not buy good or below, but some tracks on CD or vinyl will play.
Conditions Guide
HPB condition ratings
  • New: This movie is unopened and brand new.
  • Fine/Like New (EX): Near new. No defects, little sign of use. Plays perfectly. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. No skipping; no fuzzy or snowy frames in VHS.
  • Very Good (VG): Attractive and well cared for but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, but will play almost perfectly. For VHS: barely detectable distortion or very few fuzzy or snowy frames.
  • Good (G): This item is in okay condition and basically works well. There may be some minor distortion on VHS tape; slight scratching or wear on DVD.
  • Fair (FR): Basically plays, but may be obviously well-worn with some scratching or tape distortion.
  • Poor (P): Disc or tape is intact, but may be scratched or stretched. There may be skips or distortion or product defects.
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