Archive for Speeches

President-elect Trump’s News Conference

Starts at 11am today and can be found here.

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President Obama’s Farewell Address

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Major Speeches for Tuesday, July 12, 2016

There were three major speeches yesterday (technically, there were two, the other important event was testimony before a Congressional committee). President Obama delivered a speech at the memorial service for the slain Dallas police officers, Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton, and Attorney General Loretta Lynch testified before the House Judiciary Committee.

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Commencement Speeches by U.S.Government Officials

From presidents to legislators to judges, this C-SPAN site contains over 700 speeches dating back to 1963.

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Speeches by Fidel Castro, 1959-1996

The speeches have been translated into English. It is not a collection of every speech he gave, but a great many (hundreds) are included in this resource.

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Online Reference Guide to African American History

This site, guided by an academic board of advisers, presents a plethora of high-quality entries. From a biographical encyclopedia (the articles contain links) to primary sources to major speeches, this online guide is a valuable resource spanning centuries of history. The interface is easy to use, the data is up-to-date (including 2015 speeches by President Obama), and information is presented on both the famous as well as not-so-famous figures in African American history. There are so many additional features accompanying this site that all we can say is dive in and lose yourself!

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2016 State of the State Addresses

The National Association of State Budget Officers has compiled a schedule of this year’s state of the state addresses along with links to the speeches themselves. Ballotpedia offers a complete list of last year’s speeches accompanied by a full text transcription of all of them as well as excerpts and word clouds. In addition, there is access to past SOTS speeches back to 1990. For those interested, here is Governor Christie’s speech – both a full text version and a video version

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