A Treasury of Great American Speeches
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:10/1961 - Hawthorn Books, Inc.
By: Selected by Charles Hurd
"Great speeches of America from 1645 to 1959. Charles Hurd former New York Times Washington correspondent has selected the most vital parts of each speech and contributed a novel news-report introduction setting each speech in its historical time and place. Also the sequel of consequences where those speeches made history. The speeches in five sections are illustrated by the art of their period: by reproductions of historic oil paintings: by cartoons & caricatures of 1870 to 1900:still photographs and candid cameras of today.