Great Speeches in History
Read by Norman Rodway, Samuel West, Elizabeth Bell & Peter Marinker
From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln – here are some of history’s most significant figures with their most important speeches. Fighting for justice, for freedom of speech, and sometimes even for their own lives, these orators demonstrate the finest resources of language in the service of the most dramatic issues of their day.
Running Time: 2 h 39 m
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ISBN: 978-962-634-083-7 Digital ISBN: 978-962-954-717-2 Cat. no.: NA208312 CD RRP: $17.98 USD Download size: 39 MB BISAC: LCO018000
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I thoroughly recommend this all-too-short compilation of some of the most memorable speeches on record. There are all the obvious ones – Socrates after his sentence of death, Elizabeth I at Tilbury, the Gettysburg Address. Martin Luther, Danton, Emmeline Pankhurst, Burke and Fox are also here, but for me the highlight is Charles I from the scaffold. He famously wore two shirts so that if he trembled people wouldn’t think it was from fear. But listening to his long, rambling, repetitive, clearly nervous words you wonder how many of those onlookers were fooled.
Rachel Redford, The Observer