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Great American speeches 80 years of political oratory Program three

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Alternate title:Cold war
Summary:A collection of speeches, each with an introductory and concluding segment. Includes: Richard M. Nixon's "Checkers" speech, delivered on Sept. 23, 1952, Joseph McCarthy and Joseph Welch speaking at the Army-McCarthy Controversy hearings in 1954, the impromptu "kitchen" debate between Richard Nixon and Nikita Khrushchev on Jul. 24, 1959, and a campaign address to Wisconsin farmers by Hubert Humphrey on Mar. 14, 1960.
Contributor:Powell, Jody 1943
Nixon, Richard M. 1913-1994. (Richard Milhous)
McCarthy, Joseph 1908-1957
Welch, Joseph N. 1890-1960
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich 1894-1971
Humphrey, Hubert H. 1911-1978. (Hubert Horatio)
Provider:Pieri & Spring Productions
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects:Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Political oratory United States
Army-McCarthy Controversy, 1954
United States Politics and government 1953-1961
Credits:Host, Jody Powell.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
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