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SMC 2302 - Foundations of Practice: Civic Engagement and Social Action
Resources and information to assist students in successfully completing presentation and paper requirements for this course.
Links to an mp3 (audio) file, as well as pdf and flash format transcripts of many of the most famous American speeches, including Barbara Jordan, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Chase Smith, and more.
Edited by William Jennings Bryan. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1906. 281 speeches by 213 orators spanning ancient Greece (432 BCE - 324 BCE), Rome (218 BCE - 84 CE), Great Britain (710 - 1906), Ireland (1775-1902), Continental Europe (380-1906), and America (1761-1905).
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TED started in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from Technology, Entertainment, and Design. It has become a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. TEDTalks began in 2006. Influential people from many walks of life speak on stage. Includes interactive transcripts and captioning in 35 languages.
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If you're looking for editorials and articles from newspapers, wire stories, or transcripts, search the Nexis Uni database:
Includes local, regional, national, and international newspapers, as well as non-English language news; business information about US and international companies; federal, state and international legal materials including case law, media transcripts, and more.