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Mrs. Roosevelt meets candidate
10-6-1960
Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt shaking hands with Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen Lyndon B. Johnson, at the Hotel Sheraton-East, New York City
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Calvin Coolidge on state government in Massachusetts
1-1-1919
Calvin Coolidge states his ideas on state government in Massachusetts.


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Calvin Coolidge Gives a Speech on Equal Rights
6-29-1920
Calvin Coolidge gives a speech on equal rights in Northampton, Massachusetts


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William Mckinley's campaign speech
1-1-1896
William McKinley gives a campaign speech from his front porch and talks about the Civil War. With the voice of William Wedge.


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Campaign speech in which Roosevelt cautions against political extremes of the right and left.
1-1-1912
Campaign speech in which Roosevelt cautions against political extremes of the right and left.


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The Farmer and the Businessman
A campaign speech by Theodore Roosevelt.
1-1-1912
A campaign speech by Theodore Roosevelt.


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Why the bosses oppose the Progressive Party
Theodore Roosevelt's opinions on Messrs. Penrose and Archbold and the Standard Oil Corporation
1-1-1912
Why the bosses oppose the Progressive Party. Theodore Roosevelt's opinions on Messrs. Penrose and Archbold and the Standard Oil Corporation. Defines his policy of the Abyssinian Treatment of Corporations, as well as his stand on labor.


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The Right of the People to Rule
The watchword for us all is spend and be spent
1-1-1912
Roosevelt cautions against unreasonable conservatism as well as unreasonable radicalism. He concludes with "The watchword for us all is spend and be spent."


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Theodore Roosevelt accepts the Bull Moose nomination
1-1-1700
Theodore Roosevelt accepts the Bull Moose nomination and speaks about a covenant with the people. The speech takes place in Oyster Bay, NY.


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John Anderson says he will name his national chair and running mate within a few weeks, and that he likes Douglas Fraser
8-14-1980
John Anderson says he will name his national chair and running mate within a few weeks, and that he likes Douglas Fraser Broadcast on NBC-TV


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John Anderson speaks to his supporters after conceding to President Reagan
11-5-1980
John Anderson speaks to his supporters after conceding to President Reagan.


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William Taft Compares Republican and Democratic Methods in Matters of Economic Policy
1-1-1908
Taft compares Republican and Democratic methods of regulation and prosecution of the trusts upholding the high protective tariff.


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William Taft Compares Democratic and Republican Views Concerning Military Policy
1-1-1908
Taft stresses the Republicans' desire and accomplishment of strong efficient army and navy as compared to silence on that subject in the Democratic platform.


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William Taft Speaks on the African American Condition
1-1-1908
Taft stresses the advancement of the Negro since his freedom from slavery and the Republican platform demanding justice to all men and enforcements of the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments of the Constitution.


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William Taft Speaks on Popular Unrest
1-1-1912
Taft's campaign speech on popular unrest.


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Bob Carr is interviewed during re-election
11-7-1984
Bob Carr is interviewed while his 1984 re-election was still in doubt. He speaks with guided optimism. Originally broadcast on WLNS Channel 5.


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William Taft Discusses Labor and Capital
1-1-1912
Taft discusses labor and capital.


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William Taft Speaks on Anti-Trust Laws
1-1-1912
Campaign speech on the anti-trust laws.


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William Taft Speaks on Republican Prosperity
1-1-1912
Political speech during campaign of 1912 stressing Republican prosperity.


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William Taft Discusses Protective Tariff Legislation
1-1-1912
A review of President Taft's administration's stand on protective tariff legislation.


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William Taft Speaks on War
1-1-1700
William Howard Taft speaks about the abolishment of war throughout the world.


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Jimmy Carter's arrival at the Democratic Convention in New York.
8-13-1980
Jimmy Carter's arrival at the Democratic Convention in New York. Broadcast on NBC-TV.


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Jimmy Carter accepts the Democratic Nomination at the 1980 convention.
8-14-1980
Jimmy Carter accepts the Democratic Nomination at the 1980 convention. Broadcast on CBS-TV.


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Bush addresses the huge crowd that came out to meet him at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland upon his return to Washington after the election
11-9-1988
Bush addresses the huge crowd that came out to meet him at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland upon his return to Washington after the election.


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Press conference in which Bush answers questions about meetings with Gorbachev
11-21-2003
Press conference in which Bush answers questions about meetings with Gorbachev, arms control, appointment of cabinet ministers, bills dealing with ethics in government, etc.


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Address by Homer Cummings as temporary chairman of Democratic Convention of 1920
1-1-1920
Address by Homer Cummings as temporary chairman of Democratic Convention of 1920. Cummings eulogizes President Wilson and condemns his opponents.


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Winning a world
1-1-1904
Winning a world. Eugene Debs gives a socialistic campaign speech during the presidential election of 1904, describing the benefits of the Socialist movement. Winning a world. Eugene Debs gives a socialistic campaign speech during the presidential election of 1904, describing the benefits of the Socialist movement. Winning a world. Eugene Debs gives a socialistic campaign speech during the presidential election of 1904, describing the benefits of the Socialist movement.


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Speech given during presidential campaign of 1904
1-1-1917
Speech given during presidential campaign of 1904. Speeks about the benefits of the Socialist movement.


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Inauguration ceremonies of President Eisenhower and Vice-President Richard Nixon
1-20-1953
Inauguration ceremonies of President Eisenhower and Vice-President Richard Nixon


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Extract of Carter's concession speech
11-5-1980
Extract of Carter's concession speech.


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News conference by Dwight Eisenhower on the re-nomination of Richard M. Nixon
9-13-1956
News conference held in San Francisco by Dwight Eisenhower on the occasion of the re-nomination of Richard M. Nixon.


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William Cohen says that John Connally should be rejected as a vice-presidential candidate
8-5-1976
William Cohen says that John Connally should be rejected as a vice-presidential candidate because in spite of having been declared innocent his name would raise the ghost of Watergate.


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Jimmy Carter Campaigns in New York City
11-2-1978
Jimmy Carter campaigns in New York City on the issues of inflation, and meets for lunch with Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin. Broadcast on CBS TV News.


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Address by Senator McCarthy
10-27-1952
McCarthy criticizes Adlai Stevenson and his staff. Stevenson was the Democratic presidential candidate in 1952 and 1956.


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Gerald Ford Declares His Intentions to Run For the 1976 Presidency
2-2-1975
Ford will not cut the military budget but will make the United States invulnerable to the whims of foreign oil interests.


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Gerald Ford Extols the Value of His Experience in a Campaign Speech
2-8-1976
Gerald Ford tells a New Hampshire audience that his record of votes on national issues is more important than a Ford-Reagan debate.


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Gerald Ford Discusses His Record in a Campaign Speech
7-3-1976
Gerald Ford discusses his record on which he is basing his primary campaign.


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Gerald Ford Greets Republican Crowds on Arriving in Kansas City
8-15-1976
Gerald Ford greets the excited crowds of Republicans on his arrival in Kansas City. He also introduces Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, Governor Milliken, Rogers Morton, his daughter Susan, sons Steve and Jack, and his wife Betty.


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Gerald Ford Announces Robert Dole as His Running Mate
8-19-1976
Gerald Ford announces his choice of Vice Presidential running mate, Robert J. Dole of Kansas.


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Gerald Ford Kicks Off His Campaign in Ann Arbor
9-16-1976
Gerald Ford, speaking in the arena at Ann Arbor, kicks off his 1976 Presidential campaign. He is interrupted by jeers and a loud fire-cracker, but remains cool and continues speaking.


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Albert Gore Speaks of Bill Clinton's Character
11-3-1992
Senator Al Gore speaks at a victory rally in Little Rock, AK, on the night of the presidential election, speaking of Bill Clinton's character.


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Albert Gore Discusses Campaign Finance
3-3-1997
Vice President Al Gore tells a press conference that he broke no written or unwritten laws soliciting funds for the Democrats in the 1996 election campaign.


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Acceptance of Democratic Party Nomination
7-15-1960
John F. Kennedy accepts the Democratic Party nomination for president. He talks about his Catholicism, Richard M. Nixon's limitations, and foreign and domestic challenges of the day. He calls the 1960's a 'New Frontier.'


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General Leonard Wood speaks about President T. Roosevelt's character
1-1-1919
General Leonard Wood speaks about Theordore Roosevelt's character.


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President F. Roosevelt speaks about Americanism and World War I
1-1-1920
Franklin Roosevelt gives a speech on Americanism. He talks about the part played by the United States in World War I and the hope for permanent peace. This speech was recorded during the presidential campaign of 1920.


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Corrinne Roosevelt Robinson (sister of Theodore) supports Warren Harding for President and attacks Woodrow Wilson
1-1-1920
Corrinne Roosevelt Robinson (the sister of Theodore Roosevelt) gives a speech entitled "Safeguard America!" She gives her support to Warren G. Harding for President and Calvin Coolidge for Vice-President. She also attacks Woodrow Wilson as a partisan politician.


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Homer Cummings eulogizes President Wilson
1-1-1920
Homer S. Cummings, chairman of the Democratic Convention of 1920, eulogizes Woodrow Wilson and condemns his opponents, in a speech entitled, Achievements of the Democratic Party.


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Morris Udall discusses his qualifications for President with Walter Cronkite
12-29-1975
Morris Udall discusses his qualifications for President with Walter Cronkite.


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Morris Udall talks about what might have been
7-14-1976
Morris Udall talks about what might have been.


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Morris Udall responds to a question about the Panama Canal in a campaign appearance at Michigan State University.
5-7-1976
Morris Udall responds to a question about the Panama Canal in a campaign appearance at Michigan State University.


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Herbert Hoover Gives a Campaign Speech
1-1-1932
Hoover gives a campaign speech.


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Herbert Hoover Gives a Radio Address
11-7-1932
Herbert Hoover gives a radio address from Elko Nevada on election eve.


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Tip O'Neill praises Robert Strauss
7-12-1976
Tip O'Neill praises Robert Strauss' capacity to bring unity to the diverse elements which make up the Democratic Party at the National Convention in New York.


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Tip O'Neill analyzes the Reagan victory following the landslide election of 1984
11-7-1984
Tip O'Neill analyzes the Reagan victory following the landslide election of 1984.


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Dwight D. Eisenhower Addresses the Nation Regarding the Progress of the Republican Administration
9-19-1956
Address to the nation reviewing the progress of the Republican administration during the 1956 presidential campaign emanating from Washington D.C.


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Barbara Jordan Gives the Keynote Address at the Democratic National Convention
7-12-1976
Barbara Jordan gives the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention.


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George Bush tells the National Guard convention in Salt Lake City that Dan Quayle served for six years in the guard whereas Bill Clinton dodged the draft
9-15-1992
George Bush tells the National Guard convention in Salt Lake City that Dan Quayle served for six years in the guard whereas Bill Clinton dodged the draft.


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President Bush disassociates himself from "sleaze" campaign tactics used by some of his supporters
7-10-1992
President Bush disassociates himself from "sleaze" campaign tactics used by some of his supporters.


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President Bush announces the Secretary of State James Baker will resign
8-13-1992
President Bush announces the Secretary of State James Baker will resign in order to become manager of the Bush re-election campaign, effective August 23.


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President George Bush takes full responsibility for his defeat
11-7-1992
President George Bush, on his weekly radio broadcast, takes full responsibility for his defeat in his bid for re-election.


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Edmind Muskie Speaks at the Democratic National Convention
7-13-1976
Edmund Muskie speaks at the Democratic National Convention. He tells of 50 presidential vetoes of social legislation for the American working and impoverished citizen.


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Edward Kennedy comments on Jimmy Carter's statement that he would whip Teddy Kennedy's ass in the primaries.
6-15-1979
Edward Kennedy comments on Jimmy Carter's statement that he would whip Teddy Kennedy's ass in the primaries.


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Edward Kennedy says his wife and mother no longer object to his seeking the presidency.
9-11-1979
Edward Kennedy says his wife and mother no longer object to his seeking the presidency.


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Edward Kennedy says he would never question Walter Mondale's patriotism after Mondale questioned his
1-11-1980
Edward Kennedy says he would never question Walter Mondale's patriotism after Mondale questioned his.


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Edward Kennedy withdraws his name from nomination for the presidency.
8-11-1980
Edward Kennedy withdraws his name from nomination for the presidency.


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Edward Kennedy's speech after withdrawing his name from nomination at the 1980 Democratic Convention.
8-12-1980
Edward Kennedy's speech after withdrawing his name from nomination at the 1980 Democratic Convention.


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George McGovern addresses the Democratic National Convention and speaks of seeing a rebirth of patriotic pride
7-13-1976
George McGovern addresses the Democratic National Convention and speaks of seeing a rebirth of patriotic pride.


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George McGovern says that John Connally represents the worst elements of Watergate and Vietnam, just after Connally threw his hat into the Republican 1980 presidential ring.
1-24-1979
George McGovern says that John Connally represents the worst elements of Watergate and Vietnam, just after Connally threw his hat into the Republican 1980 presidential ring.


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George McGovern talks about current politics with special attention to the New Right.
3-1-1981
George McGovern talks about current politics with special attention to the New Right.


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George McGovern speaks backstage with Michigan State University students and faculty about the Reagan administration.
3-1-1981
George McGovern speaks backstage with Michigan State University students and faculty about the Reagan administration. Broadcast on WKAR Radio East Lansing.


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Hamilton Jordan answers questions about President Carter's political opposition: Midge Costanza, Bella Abzug, John Gilligan, and Ronald Reagan
3-20-1979
Hamilton Jordan answers questions about President Carter's political opposition: Midge Costanza, Bella Abzug, John Gilligan, and Ronald Reagan Broadcast by National Press Club via NPR.


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President Kennedy calls for Estes Kefauver's nomination
1-1-1956
John F. Kennedy calls on the Democratic Convention to nominate Estes Kefauver unanimously.


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President Kennedy's speech at Jefferson-Jackson Day
11-2-1959
Speech at the Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner in Los Angeles, California. Kennedy is the key-note speaker.


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John F. Kennedy announces his Presidential candidacy
1-2-1960
John F. Kennedy announces his Presidential candidacy.


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President Kennedy's campaign speech at Michigan State University
10-14-1960
John F. Kennedy discusses the problems facing a free society. Kennedy also discusses a potential rift between the Russians and the Chinese disarmament and other campaign issues in a speech at Michigan State University.


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John F. Kennedy campaign speech
11-4-1960
Campaign speech on his last swing before the election attacking Nixon's southern strategy. Recording to benefit the JFK Memorial Scholarship Fund at Old Dominion College.


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Harold Ickes Campaigns Against Wendell Willkie's Record Late in the 1940 Presidential Campaign
10-18-1940
FDR's Secretary of the Interior, Harold Ickes campaigns against Wendell Willkie's record late in the 1940 Presidential campaign. Ickes is introduced by the mayor of St. Louis. Ickes cites public utilities as the source of public corruption ties Wilkie to Samuel Insull and Moe Annenberg and talks about his advocacy of Consumers Power of Michigan.


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President Kennedy answers questions about his election
11-9-1960
President Kennedy answers questions from reporters upon having been elected U.S. President by the smallest margin in the 20th century.


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President Kennedy gives a campaign speech
1-1-1960
John F. Kennedy gives his campaign speech as presidential candidate.


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John Kennedy accepts Democratic nomination
1-1-1960
John Kennedy accepts the Democratic nomination for President in 1960 with the "New Frontier" speech.


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John Kennedy speaks to Protestant ministers
1-1-1960
John Kennedy's speech to Protestant ministers in Houston as a Catholic running for the U.S. Presidency.


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Jacob Javits Speaks at the Republican National Convention in Kansas City in 1976
8-19-1976
Jacob Javits addresses the Republican National Convention in Kansas City in 1976.


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Jacob Javits Speaks on Republican Reform
11-6-1974
Upon re-election, Jacob Javits says the time has come for the Republican Party to reform itself.


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Walter Mondale speaks at victory celebration in Minnesota after his election as Vice-President was announced praises his staff and especially Hubert Humphrey
11-5-1976
Walter Mondale speaks at victory celebration in Minnesota after his election as vice-president was announced praises his staff and especially Hubert Humphrey.


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Walter Mondale's acceptance speech at the 1980 Democratic Convention.
8-14-1980
Walter Mondale's acceptance speech at the 1980 Democratic Convention.


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William Proxmire suggests to the Democratic platform committee that it come out strongly for the two bills
5-21-1976
William Proxmire suggests to the Democratic platform committee that it come out strongly for the two bills, which would cut down on corporate bribery and white collar crime through mandatory disclosure legislation. Broadcast on NPR May 21, 1976.


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Nelson Rockefeller Gives a Press Conference After His Nomination as Vice-President
8-20-1974
Nelson Rockefeller gives his first press conference shortly after his nomination as vice-president is announced by President Gerald Ford.


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Nelson Rockefeller Says That He Will Not Run for Vice-President
8-15-1976
Nelson Rockefeller says he absolutely won't run for vice-president.


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Nelson Rockefeller Addresses the Republican National Convention
8-16-1976
Nelson Rockefeller addresses the Republican National Convention in Kansas City.


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Nelson Rockefeller Speaks of a 'Small Donnybrook' in which he took part
8-17-1976
Nelson Rockefeller says that the Utah Republican who pulled the New York delegations' phone out because Rockefeller had grabbed a Reagan sign was causing a small donnybrook, not a major political combat.


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Nelson Rockefeller Nominates Robert J. Dole as Vice-President
8-19-1976
Nelson Rockefeller nominates Robert J. Dole to be Vice President at the Republican National Convention.


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Ronald Reagan Gives a Victory Speech Following his 1984 Re-Election
11-7-1984
Reagan gives a victory speech following his landslide re-election of 1984.


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Ronald Reagan Accepts the Presidential Nomination for 1984
8-23-1984
Ronald Reagan accepts the presidential nomination for 1984. Reagan cites the achievements of his first term as being growth and prosperity without inflation, strengthening the power and morale of the military, and reawakening patriotism and pride.


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Ronald Reagan Addresses the Republican National Convention
8-15-1988
President Ronald Reagan addresses the Republican National Convention in New Orleans.


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Ronald Reagan Speaks at the Republican National Convention
8-15-1988
Ronald Reagan praises his wife Nancy and recounts eight years of success on the "Shining City on the Hill" at the Republican National Convention.


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Mark Hatfield Wishes Former President Carter and Vice President Mondale Well as Ronald Reagan Is Inaugurated
1-20-1981
Mark Hatfield, U.S. Senator from Oregon, wishes Jimmy Carter, the outgoing president and Walter Mondale, outgoing vice president, well during Ronald Reagan's first inauguration ceremony.


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Warren Harding's Speech, "An Association of Nations"
1-1-1920
Warren G. Harding's gives a speech entitled, "An Association of Nations". He gives his position on limited American participation in a League of Nations.


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Warren Harding's Speech, "Liberty Under the Law"
1-1-1920
Warren G. Harding gives a speech entitled, "Liberty under the Law". He speaks about the connections and differences between rights and liberty.


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Homer Cummings Gives a Speech Entitled "Achievements of the Democratic Party"
1-1-1920
Homer S. Cummings, chairman of the Democratic Convention of 1920, eulogizes Woodrow Wilson and condemns his opponents, in a speech entitled, Achievements of the Democratic Party.


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James Cox: "Prevention of War"
1-1-1920
James M. Cox stresses the preventative measures against war, in a speech entitled, "Prevention of War".


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Thomas Harkins Makes a Victory Speech
11-7-1984
Democratic senator from Iowa Thomas Harkins makes a victory speech after his defeat of the Republican incumbent Senator Jepson.


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John Glenn Delivers the Keynote Address for the Democratic National Convention
7-12-1976
Senator John Glenn delivers the keynote address in the form of a prayer, opening the Democratic National Convention in New York City.


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Thomas Eagleton Pledges Support to the McGovern-Shriver Ticket
8-8-1972
Thomas Eagleton pledges his support to the McGovern-Shriver ticket.


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Warren Harding Gives His Position on American Participation in the League of Nations
1-1-1920
Senator Harding's position on limited American participation in a League of Nations.


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Warren Hardy's Campaign Speech, "Liberty Under the Law"
1-1-1920
Warren G. Harding's 1920 campaign speech, "Liberty Under the Law"


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Franklin Roosevelt Talks About Americanism During the Presidential Campaign of 1920
1-1-1920
Franklin Roosevelt talks about Americanism. He speaks on the part played by the United States in World War I and hope for permanent peace.


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Franklin Roosevelt Gives a Speech on Americanism
1-1-1920
Franklin Roosevelt gives a speech on Americanism. He talks about the part played by the United States in World War I and the hope for permanent peace. This speech was recorded during the presidential campaign of 1920.


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Spiro Agnew's speech to Midwest Regional Republican Committee
11-13-1969
Agnew delivers a speech to the Midwest Regional Republican Committee in Des Moines, Iowa.


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Spiro Agnew delivers an address before the Midwestern Republican conference
11-13-1969
Agnew delivers an address before the Midwestern Republican conference pertaining to fairness of television network coverage of the news.


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Birch Bayh speaks at a testimonial dinner for Marcus Grey, talks about Philip Hart, Jerry Ford, and politics
9-26-1975
Birch Bayh speaks at a testimonial dinner for Marcus Grey, talks about Philip Hart, Gerald Ford, and politics.


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The New Freedom
Political address during the 1912 Presidential campaign
1-1-1912
President of the United States, 1912-1920. Wilson makes a political address during the 1912 Presidential campaign in which he defines the nation's awakening, and speaks about democratic principles and the new freedom.


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Truman's Campaign Speech, St. Louis Brotherhood of Railroaders
7-15-1948
Truman's acceptance speech at the 1948 Democratic convention.


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Spiro T. Agnew Speaks at a Midwest Regional Republican Party Meeting
1-1-1700
Vice President Spiro Agnew speaks at a midwest regional Republican party meeting, discussing the importance of the television medium for the American people. He expresses concern that President Nixon is unable to disseminate information to the citizens of the United States without news commentators and analysts rebuking him, saying that such great figures as Winston Churchill and John F. Kennedy didn't face such obstacles to their leadership. He speaks of the great power wielded by the TV networks, saying that they have a virtual monopoly over an entire medium of communication.


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Address at Eisenhower Day Dinner given by the Citizens for Eisenhower Congressional Committee for the District of Colombia
10-28-1954
Eisenhower gives a speech in support of Republican candidates for Congress. He mentions the end of the Korean War and other aspects of foreign policy, but focuses on domestic issues and the need for a Republican-controlled Congress.


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John F. Kennedy Accepts the Democratic Party Nomination
7-15-1960
John F. Kennedy accepts the Democratic Party nomination for president. He talks about his Catholicism, Richard M. Nixon's limitations, and foreign and domestic challenges of the day. He calls the 1960's a 'New Frontier.'


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Gerald R. Ford is sworn in
8-9-1974
President Gerald R. Ford is sworn in. He addresses the unusual circumstances surrounding his presidency and asks Americans to pray for himself and for former President Nixon.


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Rockefeller vice presidential nomination 8-20-74
8-20-1974
Ford introduces Rockefeller. Rockefeller makes a brief statement and answers questions from the press. This includes questions about his prospective duties and financial assets.


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Reagan/Bush Debate
4-24-1980
The League of Women Voters sponsored this debate between Ronald Reagan and George Bush. Howard K. Smith served as the moderator. Issues debated include taxes (including the Kemp-Roth Bill), inflation, unemployment, Jimmy Carter's presidency, John Anderson, Iran, arming Afghanistan, and Cuba.


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Speech for Goldwater Campaign (A Time for Choosing)
10-27-1964
This early speech of Reagan's on behalf of Barry Goldwater contains two themes that would remain important to Reagan throughout his career. Among other things, he calls for a redefinition of government and attacks Communist regimes.


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Reagan/Carter Debate part 1
10-28-1980
Topics in this debate include the use of force (regarding the Soviet Union, Afghanistan, and Iran), defense spending, taxes, the Kemp-Roth Bill, inflation, racism, terrorism, and SALT II.


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Reagan/Carter Debate part 2
10-10-1980
Topics in this half of the debate include: SALT II, oil, energy, social security, and government spending.


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Reagan's remarks at GOP convention
8-19-1976
Reagan makes a speech on behalf of Gerald R. Ford's campaign. He discusses the Republican Party and the problems of the day (nuclear war, threats to personal freedom, etc.).


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Reagan-Mondale debate #2 part 1
10-21-1984
This is the first part of the second debate between President Reagan and Democratic challenger Walter F. Mondale. The debate focuses on defense and foreign policy, but Reagan also addresses questions about his age and about Armageddon.


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Reagan-Mondale debate #2 part 2
10-21-1984
This is the second half of the second debate between President Reagan and Walter F. Mondale. The debate focused on defense and foreign policy.


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Senator Estes Kefauver
10-16-1956
Senator Kefauver discusses the Republican record during this speech designed to drum up support for Adlai Stevenson's presidential campaign. His is a catalogue of Eisenhower's 'broken promises,' which includes comments on the cost of living, taxes, unions, corruption, the Dixon-Yates Contract, agriculture, small business, Eisenhower's 'Cadillac Cabinet,' and Richard Nixon.


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Ronald Reagan contrasts his 'Creative Society' to Johnson’s 'Great Society'
6-16-1966
Reagan opens with jokes about his acting career. After first acknowledging and arguing against his label as an extremist, Reagan argues for a smaller, better government in which spending and bureaucracy are both reduced while local control is increased. Reagan contrasts his 'Creative Society' to Johnson’s 'Great Society.' He goes on to attack Governor Edmund B. 'Pat' Brown’s programs and policies. He answers questions about Watts, braceros, Berkeley and the Vietnam War, race and the Republican Party, factions within the Republican Party, Civil Rights, voting, the John Birch Society, pay television, a possible run for the presidency in 1968, and criminal law.


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The Third Party
1-1-1912
Woodrow Wilson talks about the new Progressive Party, criticizing Theodore Roosevelt and his methods of supporting the small business man.


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Collected speeches of George Bush
Collected speeches of George Bush
6-29-1984
Various speeches given by George Bush while Vice President of the United States, while campaigning in the 1988 and 1992 presidential elections, and as President-Elect, up to his Inauguration on Jan. 20, 1989.


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Harry Truman's Campaign Speech, St. Louis Brotherhood of Railroaders
7-15-1948
Truman's acceptance speech at the 1948 Democratic convention.


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