At the Home of Daniel Webster

August 4, 2020

Title: At the Home of Daniel Webster Date: July 4, 1916 Location: Marshfield, MA Context: Coolidge delivers a speech on the promise of 1776 and the legacy of the Declaration of Independence. Furthermore, he recounts the progress of the nation in living up to the Jeffersonian ideals of its inception History is revelation. It is […]

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Address at Presentation of Medal to Thomas A. Edison

April 13, 2020

Title: Address at Presentation of Medal to Thomas A. Edison Date: October 20, 1928 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Speaking over the radio especially for an audience gathered at West Orange, NJ on the occasion of the presentation of a medal granted by the Congress of the United States to Thomas A. Edison Fellow Countrymen: A […]

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Andrew Carnegie: Organizer for Service

April 24, 2014

Title: Andrew Carnegie: Organizer for Service, Address at the Founders’ Day Celebration of Carnegie Institute Date: April 28, 1921 Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Original document available here) There is a greatness that is distinctly American, a true greatness which enlarges man’s dominion. It is an achievement which comes from obedience to that admonition given on creation morn to subdue […]

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