PRESIDENTIAL SPEECHES TABLE OF CONTENTS
George Washington – Farewell Address (including drafts by James Madison), 1796
Thomas Jefferson – First Inaugural Address, 1801
James Monroe – Seventh Address to the Congress on the State of the Union (containing his statement of the Monroe Doctrine) 1823
John Quincy Adams – (Post-Presidential) Supreme Court argument in defense of slaves accused of mutiny aboard the slave ship Amistad, 1841.
Abraham Lincoln – First Inaugural Address (Including language proposed by William Seward), 1861.
Abraham Lincoln – Second Inaugural Address, 1865.
Theodore Roosevelt – The Man with the Muck Rake, 1906
Woodrow Wilson – War Message to Congress (The World Must be Made Safe for Democracy), 1917.
Woodrow Wilson – The 14 Points (Plans for a post-war world, principally authored by the later-distinguished commentator Walter Lippmann), 1918.
Calvin Coolidge -- The Press Under a Free Government (drafted by the first Presidential speechwriter, Judson Welliver), 1925.
Franklin D. Roosevelt – First Inaugural Address, 1933.
Franklin D. Roosevelt – The Four Freedoms, 1941.
Franklin D. Roosevelt -- Address to Congress after bombing of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.
Harry S. Truman – The Truman Doctrine, Address to Congress 1947.
Dwight D. Eisenhower – Farewell Address (Military-Industrial Complex Speech), 1961,
John F. Kennedy – Inaugural Address (Ask Not….), 1960.
John F. Kennedy –Rice University Address (We Choose to Go to the Moon), 1962.
Lyndon B. Johnson – The American Promise, 1965.
Richard Nixon – “Silent Majority” speech, 1969
Jimmy Carter – “Crisis of Confidence” speech, 1979.
Ronald Reagan – Speech at the Brandenburg Gate (Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall), 1987.
Ronald Reagan – 40th Anniversary of D-Day speech (The Boys of Pointe du Hoc), 1984.
George H.W. Bush – Inaugural Speech (Thousand Points of Light), 1989.
Bill Clinton – “I Have Sinned speech (handwritten by Clinton), 1998.
George W. Bush – State of the Union speech, 2002 (Axis of Evil speech), 2002.