History and Politics Out Loud

Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2008

History and Politics Out Loud (HPOL) is a searchable, freely accessible database of speeches, talks, and telephone conversations delivered by significant figures in American history and politics. This superb audio collection, which contains many rare clips such as the Nixon Watergate recordings, is useful materials for all students and teachers of American studies.


  • 19 speakers featured: A. Philip Randolph, Arthur J Goldberg, Earl Warren, Eileen McCann, Franklin D Roosevelt, George C Marshall, John F Kennedy, John Lewis, Lyndon B Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr, Nikita S Khrushchev, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr, Richard M. Nixon, Robert F Kennedy, Roy Wilkins, Whitney Young, Jr, William J Clinton, William Orville Douglas, Winston Churchill
  • Over 100 streaming audio clips in Real Audio format
  • Full description of the historical setting of each recording
  • Various browsing and searching possibilities: by title, by speaker, or by date
  • Transcripts available for selected recordings
Site URL: http://www.hpol.org/index.html

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