rom the author of the international bestseller, Letters of Note, comes a richly illustrated and wonderfully eclectic collection of the world's greatest speeches - the old, new and unspoken.

Discover speeches that altered the course of history, like Nelson Mandela's on the day he became South Africa's first black President, and outpourings of much-needed change, such as the impassioned, impromptu appeal for women's rights from Sojourner Truth, an African-American woman born into slavery.

Expect the gloriously unexpected, as Kermit the Frog takes to the podium, and celebrate lives well-lived, including Tilda Swinton's tribute to `every alien's favourite cousin', David Bowie.

While some speeches are heard by millions, some remain unspoken: the secret draft prepared for Queen Elizabeth II during a military exercise for World War III, and President Nixon's chilling public announcement should Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin become stranded on the Moon.

Surprising, inspiring and shocking; moving, comforting and enlightening.

 

 

Publisher: Cornerstone 
ISBN: 9781786331090 
Number of pages: 384 
Weight: 1466 g 
Dimensions: 255 x 190 x 38 mm

Speeches Of Note Shaun Usher

SKU: 9781786331090
£25.00Price

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