Speeches Subject Guide LRC@TCC
Scope: Tools for locating speeches on specific topics or by specific
Call number areas to browse:
PS660-668 American speeches
Keywords to search: Speech or speeches Individual speakers last name AND
Subjects to search (Library of Congress):
Subdivision --Oratory under an individual's name.
Works on speaking effectively in public are entered under Public speaking.
Books in our catalog:
Gale Virtual Reference Library (r)
Famous Orations and Speeches for Various Occasions.
(REF AI3.S85 )
Great Speeches, 1985-1998 (PN6121.G73)
Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History (PN6122.L4)
Representative American Speeches (PS668.B3)
with cumulative indexing every 10 years.
Speech Index: An Index to 259 collections of World Famous Orations
Vital Speeches of the Day (Periodicals)
Voices of Multicultural America (PS663.M55V64 1996)
Library Resources (r):
Communication & Mass Media Complete
Humanities International Complete
on-line audiences worldwide access to continuous webcast and searchable
on-demand video library of over 1700 full length programs. These resources
are available at Internet2, cable, DSL and modem speeds including many
Webcasts from the Library of Congress Visitors
can scan through a complete list of all 303 webcasts, or browse a thematic
list that organizes the talks into areas such as religion, government,
Public Speaking Institute Over 100 articles on audience, openings,
closings, humor, stage fright, etc.
Barack Obama Speeches A YouTubeclearinghouse for most president Obama's most important speeches.
Online Speech Bank is an index to and growing database of 5000+
full text, audio and video (streaming) versions of public speeches,
sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded
media events, and a declaration or two.
of Speech: Women's Speeches from Around the World Index of speeches
by contemporary women from around the world. Currently contains several
hundreds of speeches of about 70 women ranging from: Andrea Dworkin
to Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Queen Elizabeth to Rigoberta Menchu, and Janet
Reno to Phyllis Schlafly.
Speeches: History Channel Contains more than 120 Real Audio speeches
ranging from those by heads of state to baseball players.)
Audio Recordings: UCB Speech Archives The University of California
at Berkeley sound file records at various lectures and events at UCB.
With either RealAudio or StreamWorks, listen to speeches and lectures
by Malcolm X, James Baldwin, Aldous Huxley, Margaret Mead and hundreds
Orations (William Jennings Bryan, 1906) Two millennia of Western
Civilization come into focus through these 281 masterpieces by 213
the supervision of the greatest orator of his time, these brief persuasive
addresses form both a window into history’s turning points as
well as a timeless collection for any reference shelf.
of the State Addresses Stateline.org has archived the full text
of the governors' state of the state addresses since 2000. To access
this information, simply choose the state then the year.