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Great American speeches 80 years of political oratory Program two

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Summary:A collection of speeches, each with an introductory and concluding segment. Includes: the declaration of war on Japan by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Roosevelt's response to Republican allegations of budgetary waste surrounding his dog, Fala, George Patton's controverial speech in support of World War II, delivered on Jan. 9, 1945, excerpts of the pro-union filibuster before a congressional committee studying mine safety by John. L. Lewis, and Douglas MacArthur's retirement speech, delivered before Congress on Apr. 20, 1951.
Contributor:Powell, Jody 1943
Roosevelt, Franklin D. 1882-1945. (Franklin Delano)
MacArthur, Douglas 1880-1964
Patton, George S. 1885-1945. (George Smith)
Lewis, John Llewellyn 1880-1969
Provider:Pieri & Spring Productions
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects:Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Political oratory United States
United States Politics and government 1933-1945
United States Politics and government 1945-1953
Credits:Host, Jody Powell.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
War, Military
Films@UM Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
War and International Conflicts
Collection:Films@UM
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