Speeches and Transcripts

Busse Library provides these resources and book titles for students and faculty seeking speeches and transcripts. Many websites feature audio and video clips requiring browser plug-ins. The Busse Virtual Speech and Drama Library is also a valuable resource for this topic. Books listed here are a sampling available in the library and elsewhere.



Busse Library Resources

  • Andrews, James Robertson. American voices : significant speeches in American history / 1989. E173. A7596 1989
  • Johannesen, Richard L. Contemporary American speeches : a source book / c1988. PS668. C6 1988
  • Kennedy, Edward Moore. Great speeches / 1985-. Video E 742. G7
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr. I have a dream : writings and speeches that changed the world / c1992. E185.97.K5 A25 1992
  • Lincoln, Abraham. Speeches and writings, 1832-1858 : speeches, letters / 1989. E457.92 1989
  • Safire, William. Lend me your ears : great speeches in history / c1992. PN6122. L4 1992, Ref
  • Schechter, Stephen L. Roots of the Republic : American founding documents / 1990. E187. R66 1990
  • Stanton, Elizabeth Cady. The speeches of famous women / c1995. Video HQ 1236. S65
  • Twain, Mark. Collected tales, sketches, speeches & essays / 1992. PS1303 1992b
  • X, Malcolm. Malcolm X speaks : selected speeches and statements / 1990. BP223.Z8 L5798 1990


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