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HIS 366 Great Speeches

Finding video or audio of speeches

Step 1) Check the library catalog

Step 2) Try google video

Will hit YouTube and also find videos on other sites.

Finding biographical information about the speaker

Step 1) Look for brief biographies

Step 2:  Library catalog for books/chapters and streaming videos about the speaker.

Finding commentary/analysis of speeches

Library Search tool

Finding original news coverage

Our Historical Newspaper database includes full coverage of the 1960s through several major US newspapers.  Check for possible articles on the speech itself, or more information about your speaker or even events related to the speech.

Tip:  Remember that setting a narrow date range is very important in searching this database!

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