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Title Great American speeches [videorecording] : 80 years of political oratory. The Depression. Pieri & Spring Productions ; written and produced by Parker Payson.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    973.916 GRE    Available
Description 1 videodisc (48 min.) : sd., b&w with some sol. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally published as two videocassettes in 1995 by Pieri & Spring Productions.
Performer Narrator, Jody Powell.
Summary Features FDR's first inaugural address and "Grilled Millionaire" speech, as well as the flamboyant Huey Long's "Every man is a king." Other speeches include a call for honesty in government by Populist Wisconsin Senator Robert LaFollett; two speeches praising, then critizing FDR's policies delivered by demagogue Father Charles Coughlin; and Coughlin supporter Gerald L.K. Smith's eulogy for Huey Long. Smith's keynote speech as third-party candidate opposing FDR's 1936 re-election is presented, along with a rousing call for working-class tax reductions by Georgia Governor Eugene Talmadge.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD.
Subject Speeches, addresses, etc., American.
Political oratory -- United States.
United States -- History -- 1919-1933.
Added Author Powell, Jody, 1943-2009-
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935.
La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925.
Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979.
Smith, Gerald L. K. (Gerald Lyman Kenneth), 1898-1976.
Talmadge, Eugene, 1884-1946.
Payson, Parker.
Pieri & Spring Productions.
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Added Title Depression
Music No. 6919 Films for the Humanities & Sciences

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