This guide will help you locate important speeches of U.S. and world leaders in variety of professional fields.
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Transcripts of important speeches of major world leaders are often reproduced in major newspapers. You may want to check the News and Newspaper Library Guide for additional resources, especially for recent speeches.
American University Archives and Special Collections, on the third floor of the Library, holds transcripts, audiotapes and videotapes of selected speeches given on campus. These include speeches from American University commencements , Kennedy Political Union forums and other campus events. For more information, contact University Archives at 202-885-3256 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On June 10 1963, John F. Kennedy gave one of his most important speeches in which he dealt with nuclear disarmament issues and put forth a "Strategy of Peace"