AROUND THE WORLD IN RHETORIC

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VITAL SPEECHES OF RECENT WEEKS

Jun 16, 2021
"The external challenges we face are great. We are also facing an internal challenge."
Naftali Bennett
Naftali Bennett, Prime Minister, Israel
Jun 09, 2021
"It was often the African American southerners who perpetuated the holiday in the years immediately following the Civil War."
Barnard Kemter
Barnard Kemter, Retired Lt. Colonel, U.S. Army
Jun 02, 2021
“We can’t just choose what we want to know, and not what we should know. We should know the good, the bad—everything. That’s what great nations do. They come to terms with their dark sides.”
Joe Biden
Joe Biden, President, United States of America
May 26, 2021
"I'll remember this forever—and I'm 95, that's not so long!"
Dick Van Dyke
Dick Van Dyke, Actor and Performer
May 19, 2021
"We must match the scale of the moment that faces our people and our planet."
Rachel Reeves
Rachel Reeves, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, United Kingdom
May 12, 2021
"Our election was not stolen, and America has not failed ... We must love America so much that we will never yield in her defense. That is our duty."
Liz Cheney (R-WY)
Liz Cheney (R-WY), Member, U.S. House of Representatives
May 05, 2021
"Love for a world where we don’t need to win at someone else’s expense ... where we can win together."
John Legend
John Legend, Musician
Apr 28, 2021
"I have always found goodness in the people I've met everywhere I went in the world."
Chloe Zhao
Chloe Zhao, Director, "Nomadland"
Apr 21, 2021
An excerpt from the Grand Award-winning speech for the 2021 Cicero Speechwriting Awards.
Leslie Hale
Leslie Hale, President & CEO, RLJ Lodging Trust
Apr 14, 2021
"Our policies at home and abroad must be designed to be inclusive, tackle inequality, and respect our environment."
Janet Yellen
Janet Yellen, Secretary of the Treasury, United States of America