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The Reference Shelf: Representative American Speeches 2015-2016

Table of Contents

Table Of Contents



Preface



1 To the Graduating Class



Address by Vice President Joseph Biden on Receiving the 2016 Laetare Medal at the University of Notre Dame



Commencement Address to the Howard University Class of 2016



In the Future Economy, “We Will Hire Hearts”



Remarks by the First Lady at the City College of New York Commencement



Now, We Are All Founders



The Mistrust of Science



2 Campaign Speeches



Remarks by the First Lady at the Democratic National Convention



Former Attorney General Addresses the 2016 Democratic National Convention



Address by the Speaker of the House at the Republican National Convention



Remarks on Building a New American Future



Speech at the Democratic Convention



Address at the Republican National Convention



Super Tuesday Speech



America Is Once Again at a Moment of Reckoning



Donald Trump’s Acceptance Speech



3 Civil Rights and Social Justice



Remarks at a Press Conference Announcing a Complaint Against the State of North Carolina to Stop Discrimination Against Transgender Individuals



Race at the BET Awards



Why We Need Gender-Neutral Bathrooms



The Law Enforcement Profession and Historical Injustices



Gun Violence and Racial Turmoil



Statement on Legislation That Protects the Privacy of North Carolina Citizens



4 The Year in Review



Statement on the Clinton E-mail Investigation



Speech at Our Ocean Conference



Remarks After Briefing on the Attack in Orlando, Florida



Love Is Love



“I’ll Continue to Sit”



Countering False Narratives



Remarks by the First Lady at a “Hillary for America” Event in New Hampshire



5 A Global Perspective



Remarks on the Paris Agreement



“World ‘Must Not Let Fears Get the Better of Us’”



Remarks at the Aspen Ideas Festival



Keynote Speech at World Humanitarian Day



Opening Speech at the Rio Olympics



Speech After “Brexit” Vote