Bill Clinton: Biography and Accomplishments (02:37)
Bill Clinton's political had earned him the nickname Comeback Kid. To emphasize the passing of power to the Baby Boomers, his Inaugural drew on JFK's themes.
Bill Clinton: Inaugural Address (14:05)
Bill Clinton delivers his 1993 Inaugural Address
Gerald Ford: Background and Accomplishments (01:45)
As he assume the Presidency following Nixon's resignation, Ford sought to reunite the nation. Ford's background is discussed. Ford presented a humble, plainspoken, honest style to contrast with Nixon.
Gerald Ford: Address Upon Assuming Presidency (07:56)
Gerald Ford addresses the nation upon assuming the Presidency.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Background and Accomplishments (02:25)
Following Kennedy's assassination, Johnson identified his vision with that of Kennedy, using the line "Let Us Continue." His opening words of regret addressed his image problem.
Lyndon B. Johnson's "Let Us Continue" Speech (22:22)
President Lyndon Johnson addresses the nation four days after Kennedy's assassination.
Hillary Rodham Clinton: Background and Accomplishments (02:14)
Hillary Rodham Clinton was in charge of Clinton administration health care reform efforts. She uses gestures and eye contact to bond with her skeptical audience.
Hillary Rodham Clinton: Address to the AMA (40:08)
Hillary Rodham Clinton addresses the American Medical Association on health care reform. She argues her policy achieves AMA goals and appeals to universal concern for children.
Boris Yeltsin: Background and Historical Significance (02:27)
Yeltsin took power in Russia as a result of the bizarre events of the USSR's collapse. He ties his country's future with American capitalist interests and climaxes by literally reaching out for friendship.
Boris Yeltsin: Address to U.S. Congress (20:53)
Russian President Boris Yeltsin addresses the U.S. Congress seeking economic aid. (In Russian, with translator)
Credits: Great Speeches, Volume 10: Bill Clinton, Gerald Ford, Lyndon B. Johnson, Hillary Clinton, and Boris Yeltsin (00:29)
Credits: Great Speeches, Volume 10: Bill Clinton, Gerald Ford, Lyndon B. Johnson, Hillary Clinton, and Boris Yeltsin
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