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Title Each a mighty voice : a century of speeches from the Commonwealth Club of California / edited by Steven Boyd Saum ; foreword by Kevin Starr ; afterword by Gloria C. Duffy.

Imprint Berkeley : Heyday Books, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  815.009794 Ea17m 2004    ---  Available
Description xxxi, 487 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents SECTION ONE : THE PROGRESSIVE ERA AND THE NEW DEAL -- The doubtful zone of authority between state and federal authority / Theodore Roosevelt -- The peace treaty and the covenant of the League of Nations / Woodrow Wilson -- Present public problems / Franklin D. Roosevelt -- The Jew and the world today / Chaim Weizmann.
SECTION TWO : THE COLD WAR AND VIETNAM -- The motions pictures and international relations / Cecil B. De Mille -- Communism in our government / Joseph R. McCarthy -- The San Francisco speech / Nikita Khrushchev -- Presidential reflections / Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Peach through civil defense / Edward Teller -- The future of integration / Martin Luther King Jr. -- States' rights and constitutional government / George C. Wallace -- The United States and the world today / Barry Goldwater -- What do we stand for? the liberation of the human spirit and May 1968 speech to the Commonwealth Club of California / Robert F. Kennedy -- Censorship and the new freedoms / Tom Smothers -- The Middle East : its past agony and its future hope / Agga Eban -- A radical perspective on life / Ronald V. Dellums -- Democratic Party presidential candidate speaks / Shirley Chisholm -- Fairness and freedom of the press / Katharine Graham -- Every issue is a woman's issue / Bella Abzug -- Rebirth of a nation / Jesse Jackson -- The permanent challenge of peace : U.S. policy toward the Soviet Union / Henry A. Kissinger -- The CIA and the intelligence community / George H.W. Bush -- Vietnam in perspective / William Westmoreland -- The crimes of the intelligence agencies / Morton Halperin.
SECTION THREE : MORNING IN AMERICA AND THE NEW WORLD ORDER -- Human rights in the Eighties : seeing through both eyes / Joan Baez -- Hear America singing / Walter Cronkite -- Address to the Commonwealth Club / Ronald Reagan -- Peace in the Middle East / Prince Bandar bin Sultan -- Peace in Central America / Daniel Ortega Saaverdra -- Freedom and tolerance / Desmond Tutu -- People power / Corazon Aquino -- The politics of AIDS / Randy Shilts -- U.S. defense policy : the Gulf War and beyond / Richard B. Cheney -- Writing in a time of war / Maxine Hong Kingston -- U.S.-Soviet relations on the eve of revolution / George Shultz and Don Oberdorfer -- The rights of future generations / Jacques Yves Cousteau -- Children first : building a global agenda / Audrey Hepburn -- The betrayal of American democracy / William Greider -- The vice president speaks / Dan Quayle -- Abating global warming for fun and profic / Amory Lovins -- A special presentation by His Excellency Mikhail Gorbachev / Mikhail Gorbachev -- From prisoner to president / Vaclav Havel.
SECTION FOUR : AMERICA Y2K AND THE JIHAD -- What you need to know about the UN and foreign policy today / Madeleine Albright -- The United Nations in our daily lives / Kofi Annan -- A state of the union for foreign policy / William Jefferson Clinton -- Buried alive / Mavis Leno -- Democracy derailed / David Broder -- Campaign finance reform / John McCain and Russ Feingold -- No spin zone / Bill O'Reilly -- Peacemaking in the Middle East / Hanan Mikhail-Ashrawi -- Death of the West / Patrick J. Buchanan -- Crashing the party / Ralph Nader -- The media and the war on terrorism / Lowell Bergman -- Confronting terrorism : smart bombs or smart concepts? / Benjamin Barber.
Subject Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- California.
Added Author Saum, Steven Boyd.
Commonwealth Club of California.
ISBN 1890771872 (hardback : alk. paper)
9781890771874 (hardback : alk. paper)

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