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Speeches - Indexed by Date - 1941-1950

This speech collection is organized chronologically by year of speech delivery.


 

1941, January 6

 

Roosevelt - Speech

The Four Freedoms

Speaker: Franklin D. Roosevelt

Delivered at Washington D.C.

     
     
     

1941, January 20

 

Franklin D. Roosevelt - Third Inaugural Address

Third Inaugural Address

Speaker: Franklin D. Roosevelt

Delivered at Washington D.C.

     
     
     

1941, June 22

 

Molotov - Speech

Our Cause Is Just - English

Our Cause Is Just - Russian

Speaker: Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov

Aired in the Soviet Union

     
     
     

1941, July 13

 

Clemens von Galen - Speech

We Demand Justice - English

We Demand Justice - German

Speaker: Clemens von Galen

Delivered at Munster, Germany

     
     
     

1941, July 20

 

Clemens von Galen - Speech

Become Hard! Remain Firm! - English

Become Hard! Remain Firm! - German

Speaker: Clemens von Galen

Delivered at Munster, Germany

     
     
     

1941, August 3

 

Clemens von Galen - Speech

The Murder of Unproductive Persons - English

The Murder of Unproductive Persons - German

Speaker: Clemens von Galen

Delivered at Munster, Germany

     
     
     

1941, October 29

 

Orator Winston Churchill

Never Give In

Speaker: Winston Churchill

Delivered at London, UK

     
     
     

1941, December 8

 

FDR Day of Infamy - December 1941

Day of Infamy

Speaker: Franklin D. Roosevelt

Delivered at Washington D.C.

     
     
     

1942, February 20

 

Robert Menzies - Speech

Women in War

Speaker: Robert Menzies

Broadcast from Sydney, Australia

     
     
     

1942, May 22

 

Robert Menzies - Speech

The Forgotten People

Speaker: Robert Menzies

Broadcast from Sydney, Australia

     
     
     

1942, August 8

 

Quit India

Speaker: Mohandas Gandhi

Delivered at Bombay, India

     
     
     

1943, February 18

 

Joseph Goebbels - Speech

Do You Want Total War? - English

Do You Want Total War? - German

Speaker: Joseph Goebbels

Delivered in Berlin, Germany

     
     
     

1944, June 5

 

George S. Patton - Speech

All Real Men Like to Fight

Speaker: George S. Patton

Delivered in England, UK

     
     
     

1944, June 6

 

Roosevelt - Speech

D-Day Prayer

Speaker: Franklin D. Roosevelt

Delivered in Washington D.C.

     
     
     

1944, August 25

 

Charles de Gaulle - Paris Liberated 1944

Paris Liberated - English

Paris Liberated - French

Speaker: Charles de Gaulle

Delivered at Paris, France

     
     
     

1944, September 23

 

Roosevelt - Speech

American Labor

Speaker: Franklin D. Roosevelt

Delivered in Washington D.C.

     
     
     

1944, October 20

 

Douglas MacArthur - I Have Returned

I Have Returned

Speaker: Douglas MacArthur

Broadcast from Leyte, Philippines

     
     
     

1945, January 20

 

Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Fourth Inaugural Address

Fourth Inaugural Address

Speaker: Franklin D. Roosevelt

Recorded at Washington D.C.

     
     
     

1945, August 14

 

Surrender

Speaker: Hirohito

Recorded at Tokyo, Japan

     
     
     

1946, March 5

 

Orator Winston Churchill

Iron Curtain

Speaker: Winston Churchill

Delivered at Fulton, MO

     
     
     

1947, March 12

 

Truman - Speech

The Truman Doctrine

Speaker:
Harry S. Truman

Delivered at Washington D.C.

     
     
     

1947, June 5

 

Marshall - Speech

The Marshall Plan

Speaker:
George C. Marshall

Delivered at Cambridge, Massachusetts

     
     
     

1947, August 14

 

Nehru - Speech

A Tryst With Destiny

Speaker:
Jawaharlal Nehru

Delivered at New Delhi, India

     
     
     

1948, January 30

 

Nehru Radio

The Light Has Gone Out of Our Lives

Speaker:
Jawaharlal Nehru

Broadcast from New Delhi, India

     
     
     

1948, September 28

 

The Struggle for Human Rights

Speaker:
Eleanor Roosevelt

Delivered at Paris, France

     
     
     

1948, November 28

 

Robert Menzies - Speech

Politics as an Art

Speaker: Robert Menzies

Published in New York Times Magazine

     
     
     

1949, January 20

 

Truman - Speech

Second Inaugural Address

Speaker: Harry S. Truman

Delivered at Washington D.C.

     
     
     

1949, June 12

 

Ben Chifley - Speech

The Light on the Hill

Speaker: Ben Chifley

Delivered at Sydney, Australia

     
     
     

1949, July 10

 

Robert Menzies - Speech

The English Tradition

Speaker: Robert Menzies

Published in New York Times Magazine

     
     
     

1950, June 1

 

Margaret Smith Chase - Declaration of Conscience 1950

Declaration of Conscience

Speaker: Margaret Chase Smith

Delivered at Washington D.C.

     
     
     

1950, December 10

 

William Faulkner - Speech

When Will I Be Blown Up?

Speaker: William Faulkner

Delivered at Stockholm, Sweden

     
     
     

 


 


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