Speeches - Indexed by Speaker H-L

This speech collection is organized in alphabetical order by last name of the speaker, then by date of delivery.


Haile Selassie

Haile Selassie - Speech 1936

International Morality
June 30, 1936, delivered at Geneva, Switzerland


Havel, Vaclav

Vaclav Havel - Speech

We Live in a Contaminated Moral Environment
January 1, 1990, delivered at Prague, Czechoslovakia


Henry, Patrick

Patrick Henry - Speech

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death
March 23, 1775, delivered at Richmond, Virginia


Herzog, Chaim

Chaim Herzog - Speech 1975

Address to the U.N. General Assembly
November 10, 1975, delivered at New York, N.Y.


Hill, Anita

Anita Hill

I Could Not Keep Silent
October 11, 1991, delivered at Washington D.C.



August 14, 1945, recorded in Tokyo, Japan


Hitler, Adolf

Adolf Hitler

Appeal to the Nation - English

Appeal to the Nation - German
July 15, 1932, recorded in Germany

Proclamation to the German Nation - English

Proclamation to the German Nation - German
February 10, 1933, delivered in Berlin, Germany

The Jewish Question - English

The Jewish Question - German
January 30, 1939, delivered at Berlin, Germany

Returning Fire - English

Returning Fire - German
September 1, 1939, delivered at Berlin, Germany


Howe, Geoffrey

Geoffrey Howe - Speech

Resignation Speech
November 13, 1990, delivered at London, UK


Jackson, Andrew

Andrew Jackson - Second Inaugural Address

First Inaugural Address
March 4, 1829, delivered at Washington D.C.

Second Inaugural Address
March 4, 1833, delivered at Washington D.C.

Farewell Address
March 4, 1837, delivered at Washington D.C.


Jackson, Jesse

Jesse Jackson - Speech to the DNC 1984

Address to the Democratic National Convention
July 18, 1984, delivered at San Francisco, California

Address to the Democratic National Convention
July 19, 1988, delivered at Atlanta, Georgia


Jefferson, Thomas

Thomas Jefferson - Speech

First Inaugural Address
March 4, 1801, delivered at Washington D.C.


Jesus Christ

Jesus - Sermon on the Mount

Sermon on the Mount
around AD 30, delivered in Galilee, ancient Palestine


Jobs, Steve

Steve Jobs 1955-2011

You've Got to Find What You Love
June 12, 2005, delivered at Stanford, CA


John Paul II

Pope John Paul II - Speech

Holocaust Speech
March 23, 2000, delivered in Jerusalem, Israel


Johnson, Lyndon B.

Lyndon B. Johnson - Speech 1963

Let Us Continue
November 27, 1963, delivered at Washington DC

The Great Society
May 22, 1964, delivered at Ann Arbor, M.I.

Inaugural Address
January 20, 1965, delivered at Washington D.C.

We Shall Overcome
March 15, 1965, delivered at Washington D.C.

Address to the Nation
March 31, 1968, delivered at Washington DC


Jordan, Barbara C.

Barbara Jordan - Speech

The Constitutional Basis for Impeachment
July 25, 1974, delivered at Washington D.C.

Who Then Will Speak for the Common Good?
July 12, 1976, delivered at New York, N.Y.


Joseph, Chief

Chief Joseph - Surrender Speech 1877

Surrender Speech
October 5, 1877, delivered at the Bear Paw Mountains, Montana Territory


Keating, Paul

Paul Keating - Speech

The Unknown Australian Soldier
November 11, 1993, delivered at Canberra, Australia

Financial Innovation
February 21, 2008, delivered at Seoul, Korea


Kennedy, Edward M.

Ted Kennedy - Tribute to Robert F Kennedy

Tribute to Robert F. Kennedy
June 8, 1968, delivered at New York City

Address to the DNC
August 12, 1980, delivered at New York City


Kennedy, John F.

JFK Speech at West Berlin 1963

Address to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association
September 12, 1960, delivered at Houston, Texas

Inaugural Address
January 20, 1961, delivered at Washington D.C.

To the Moon
September 12, 1962, delivered at Houston, Texas

The Cuban Missile Crisis
October 22, 1962, delivered at Washington D.C.

World Peace (Commencement Address at American University)
June 10, 1963, delivered at Washington D.C.

Civil Rights Address
June 11, 1963, broadcast from Washington D.C.

Ich Bin Ein Berliner
June 26, 1963, delivered at West Berlin, Germany


Kennedy, Robert F.

Robert F. Kennedy - Speech

Day of Affirmation Address
June 6, 1966, delivered at Cape Town, South Africa

On the Death of Martin Luther King Jr.
April 4, 1968, delivered at Indianapolis, Indiana


Kerry, John

John Kerry - Speech

On the Vietnam War
April 22, 1971, delivered at Washington D.C.


Khaleel, Ahmed

Ahmed Khaleel Maldives

Climate Change Knows No Borders
June 3, 2009, delivered at New York, N.Y.


Khrushchev, Nikita

Khrushchev's Secret Speech

Khrushchev's Secret Speech
February 25, 1956, delivered at Moscow, U.S.S.R.


King, Martin Luther, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr giving his I Have a Dream speech

The Birth of a New Nation
April 7, 1957, delivered at Montgomery, Alabama

I Have a Dream
August 28, 1963, delivered at Washington DC

Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech
December 10, 1964, delivered at Oslo, Norway

A Time to Break Silence
April 4, 1967, delivered at New York City, NY

I've Seen the Promised Land
April 3, 1968, delivered at Memphis, Tennessee


La Follette, Robert M.

Robert M. La Follette - Speech

Free Speech in Wartime
October 6, 1917, delivered at Washington DC


Lamar, Lucius Q.C.

Lucius Q.C. Lamar 1825-1893 "On Sumner and the South" delivered April 25, 1874

On Sumner and the South
April 25, 1874, delivered at Washington D.C.


Lavenson, James

Think Strawberries: Everyone Sells
1973, delivered at New York City, N.Y.


Lewis, John L.

John L. Lewis - Speech

The Rights of Labor
1937, September 6, Radio Address


Lincoln, Abraham

Abraham Lincoln - Speech

A House Divided
June 16, 1858, delivered at Springfield, IL

Cooper Union Address
February 27, 1860, delivered at New York, NY

First Inaugural Address
March 4, 1861, delivered at Washington DC

Second Inaugural Address
March 4, 1865, delivered at Washington DC

Gettysburg Address
November 19, 1863, delivered at Gettysburg, PA


Long, Huey P.

Huey Long - Speech

Share the Wealth
February 5, 1934, put on Congressional Record at Washington D.C.

Every Man a King
February 23, 1934, NBC radio address



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