Famous Speeches

Welcome to Wyzant's Audio History section! Here, you can listen to famous speeches made by influential leaders of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. We're offering original audio tapes of how JFK dealt with the Cuban Missile Crisis. You can also hear Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Use these resources to bring history and politics alive! Listening to these historically famous speeches out loud can be truly inspirational for both students and educators alike. In addition to the original audio of the speeches, you will also find transcriptions beneath the audio player, so that you can follow along as you hear some of the world's greatest speakers address political issues of the 1900s and 2000s.

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