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    Speech TitleSpeakerOccasionDate
    “I Have a Dream”Martin Luther King Jr.March on Washington for Jobs and FreedomAugust, 1963
    “Gettysburg Address”Abraham LincolnGettysburg Cemetery dedicationNovember, 1863
    “Ich bin ein Berliner”John F. KennedyMessage of freedom and assurance to West BerlinersJune, 1963
    “We Shall Fight on the Beaches”Winston ChurchillWWII evacuation from DunkirkJune, 1940
    “Ain’t I a Woman?”Sojourner TruthWomen’s Convention in Akron, OhioMay, 1851
    “Freedom or Death”Emmeline PankhurstWomen’s Social and Political Union in ConnecticutNovember, 1913
    “Ask not what your country can do for you”John F. KennedyInaugural AddressJanuary, 1961
    “The Man with the Muck-rake”Theodore RooseveltSorbonne, ParisApril, 1906
    “Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat”Winston ChurchillFirst speech as Prime Minister to House of CommonsMay, 1940
    “Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death!”Patrick HenryVirginia ConventionMarch, 1775