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Title In our own words : extraordinary speeches of the American century / edited by Robert Torricelli and Andrew Carroll ; foreword by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Publication Info. New York : Kodansha International, 1999.


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Description xxx, 450 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Foreword / Doris Kearns Goodwin -- 1900-1909 -- Don P. Halsey Extols the Virtues of Great Oratory -- Senator Albert J. Beveridge Defends America's Right to Subjugate "Savage" Peoples and Foreign Governments -- Senator George F. Hoar Denounces American "Imperialism" -- Jane Addams Offers an Impassioned Tribute to George Washington on the Anniversary of His Birthday -- Tammany Hall Politician George Washington Plunkitt Justifies "Honest Graft" -- President Theodore Roosevelt Condemns the "Muckrakers" Who Smear and Slander Honest Men -- The Reverend Dr. Donald Sage Mackay Addresses the Question "Does God Care?" After an Earthquake Destroys San Francisco -- W.E.B. Du Bois Issues a Call to Arms to His Fellow African Americans in the "Battle for Humanity" -- Booker T. Washington Warns Against Confrontational Actions That May Do More Harm than Good -- Mark Twain Speaks to Misses Tewksbury's School for Girls on Smoking, Drinking, and Lying -- Ida B. Wells-Barnett Calls Attention to the Epidemic of Lynchings and "Mob Murder" in America -- Chief Plenty Coup Confers with His Tribal Council on Achieving Peace Between the Great Tribes of the United States -- The Reverend Reverdy Ransom on "White Supremacy" and an Upcoming Boxing Match Between Jack Johnson and Jim Jeffries -- 1910-1919 -- Anarchist Emma Goldman Derides Patriotism as a "Menace to Liberty" -- Union Activist Rose Schneiderman on the Deaths of 146 Workers in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire -- Mrs. D.H. Bishop Offers a Harrowing Eyewitness Account of the Titanic's Last Hours.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Speeches, addresses, etc., American.
United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Added Author Torricelli, Robert G.
Carroll, Andrew.
ISBN 1568362919 hardcover alkaline paper
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