What makes a great speech, and what makes a great speech memorable? Study some of the most influential speeches in history and learn how they changed the world.
Elie Wiesel's Nobel Acceptance Speech
Elie Wiesel accepts the Nobel Peace Prize and discusses how the world can achieve peace in the future.
President Reagan's Speech at the Brandenburg Gate
President Ronald Reagan
President Ronald Reagan delivers this famous speech imploring General Secretary Gorbachev to take down the Berlin Wall and reunite Germany.
Jimmy Carter’s Nobel Lecture
Jimmy Carter accepts the Nobel Peace Prize for his contributions to international peace.
Barack Obama’s Nobel Lecture
Barack Obama accepts the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.
Ain't I a Woman?
Sojourner Truth speaks on women's rights at the Ohio Women's Rights Convention in 1851.
Excerpt from “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”
British Colonial Christian preacher, Jonathan Edwards, describes hell as a real place.