Both the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain have become everlasting symbols of the Cold War. Removing these impediments has marked huge milestones towards achieving peace.
To help you illustrate these and other historic events, unitedstreaming has just released 48 historic speeches! These speeches include everything from John F. Kennedy’s address at the Berlin Wall where he famously proclaims "Ich bin ein Berliner" to Winston Churchill’s "Iron Curtain" metaphor describing the increasing political grip of communism.
Other famous speeches include: Amelia Earhart’s belief in the age of flight, Thomas Edison speaking on the future of electricity, and the inaugural speech of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
You can stream and/or download these speeches just like you would with any of the other material that you find on the site.
Finally,transcripts and classroom use guides are available within the Related Materials tab attached to each famous speech.
We hope that you enjoy these resources, and just think, the next world famous orator may just be sitting in your classroom.
Talk to you soon,