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Speeches That Changed the World

Synopsis
A collection of famous and notorious speeches beginning with the anti-Semitic ravings of Joseph Goebbels and his exhortations to encourage students to burn thousands of books banned by the Nazis, followed by Hitler’s speech at the annual Party Rally in the city of Nuremberg to the Hitler Youth. Other famous orators included are Charles de Gaulle, Emperor Hirohito , Vyacheslav Molotov, Mahatma Gandhi, Ronald Reagan, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, President J.F Kennedy during the Cuba crisis and his famous ‘ich bin ein Berliner’, speech in Berlin. Martin Luther King’s inspirational ‘I have a dream’ and Richard Nixon’s classic ‘There will be no whitewash at the Whitehouse’ assurance during the Watergate scandal of 1972 are also included. The collection ends with President Barack Obama’s inaugural speech in 2008.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2010
Subjects
History; Politics & government
Keywords
Chamberlain, Neville; Churchill, Winston Spencer (1874-1965); de Gaulle, Charles; Gandhi, Mahatma K; Goebbels; Hitler, Adolf; King, Martin Luther; Nixon, Richard Milhous; Roosevelt, Franklin Delano; speeches; politicians; Obama, Barack; Rudd, Kevin

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£12.99
Availability
Sale
Year
2013

Distributor

Name

Plastic Head

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