Archive for the Speeches Category

Reagan Challenger Speech

Posted in Reagan, Speeches on April 30, 2017 by mrkufs

In place of the State of the Union, events of the Space Shuttle Challenger crashing had President Reagan deliver a different kind of speech. This shows his tender leadership and also he manages to justify why and how we explore space.

“Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down That Wall”

Posted in Cold War, Reagan, Speeches on April 30, 2017 by mrkufs

Two decades after JFK blasted the fact that communism needs to build the Berlin Wall to keep their people in, Ronald Reagan tells Mr. Gorbachev to tear down the wall. He articulates that communism has failed and that the West has won the Cold War. He wishes come true four years later.

Nixon’s “I Am Not a Crook”

Posted in 1970's, Speeches on April 24, 2017 by mrkufs

Richard Nixon’s downfall of lying to the American people about his knowledge about the Watergate break in.

John F. Kennedy’s “I am a Berliner” Speech

Posted in 1960's, Speeches on April 11, 2017 by mrkufs

JFK shows why our system is better than the Communist way in this memorable speech in West Berlin, Germany in 1963.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream Speech”

Posted in Civil Rights, Speeches on April 10, 2017 by mrkufs

This amazing moment in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial in August of 1963 was Dr. King at his best. The last 3 minutes are not to be missed.

FDR’s Pearl Harbor Speech

Posted in Speeches, World War II on March 23, 2017 by mrkufs

Brief footage of December 7, 1941 followed by FDR’s speech to Congress the following day. “A date which will live in infamy” for certain.

John F. Kennedy Inaugural Address

Posted in Cold War, JFK, Speeches on April 7, 2016 by mrkufs

Move to the 1:38 mark and see the words that inspired so many Americans.

Eisenhower Doctrine to the Middle East in 1957

Posted in 1950's, Cold War, Speeches on April 1, 2016 by mrkufs

The term Eisenhower Doctrine refers to a speech by President Dwight David Eisenhower on 5 January 1957, within a “Special Message to the Congress on the Situation in the Middle East”. Under the Eisenhower Doctrine, a country could request American economic assistance and/or aid from U.S. military forces if it was being threatened by armed aggression from another state.[1] Eisenhower singled out the Soviet threat in his doctrine by authorizing the commitment of U.S. forces “to secure and protect the territorial integrity and political independence of such nations, requesting such aid against overt armed aggression from any nation controlled by international communism.”

-Wikipedia