Dale Bumper: Background and Oratorical Style (02:57)
The long Senate debate over removal of Clinton from office was legalistic. Clinton turned to retired Senator and old-time Southern orator Dale Bumpers for a rhetorically powerful closing defense.
Dale Bumper: Defense of Clinton in Senate (55:48)
Retired Senator Dale Bumper provides the closing argument in defense of Clinton as the Senate considers removing him from office.
Nelson Mandela: Political Accomplishments (02:36)
Nelson Mandela received the Congressional Gold Metal, the highest honor Congress awards, in 1998. His eloquence arises from the simplicity of his oratory.
Nelson Mandela: Congressional Gold Medal Acceptance Speech (12:28)
Nelson Mandela thanks the U.S. Congress for honoring him with the Congressional Gold Medal.
Intervention in Kosovo and Clinton's Foreign Policy (02:58)
Clinton set post-Cold War foreign policy precedents- the "Clinton Doctrine." He sought to persuade a skeptical public of the need for intervention against Milosevic's genocidal acts.
Bill Clinton's Address on Kosovo (12:54)
In an address to the nation, Clinton explains and seeks public support for military intervention against the genocide in Kosovo.
Richard Gephardt: Biography and Accomplishments (02:22)
With heated partisan bitterness amid the Clinton impeachment, House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt called for a cease-fire. Gephardt's biography is discussed.
Richard Gephardt: Call for Partisan Cease Fire (06:39)
Richard Gephardt makes a plea for a calming of partisan waters amid the Clinton impeachment proceedings.
Henry Kissinger: Biography and Foreign Policy Expertise (02:34)
Kissinger spoke at Wingate University the U.S. sought a post-Cold War foreign policy. Kissinger's academic and other background are discussed. Kissinger's speech is tightly-organized.
Henry Kissinger: Speech at Wingate University (21:30)
At Wingate University, Henry Kissinger discusses post-Cold War U.S. foreign policy alternatives, making clear his preferences.
Credits: Great Speeches, Volume 14: Dale Bumper, Nelson Mandela, Bill Clinton, Richard Gephardt, and Henry Kissinger (00:09)
Credits: Great Speeches, Volume 14: Dale Bumper, Nelson Mandela, Bill Clinton, Richard Gephardt, and Henry Kissinger
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