Presidents of America
Presidential Documents: The speeches, proclamation and policies that have shaped the nation from Washington to Clinton
R 973.0992 Pre
Historians from the City College of New York select 37 documents, in full or excerpted, as of particular importance in the history of the US, and introduce each to put it into historical and political context. Among them are Washington's proclamations on the Whiskey Rebellion, Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, Wilson's plan to end World War I, F. D. R.'s first Fireside Chat, Kennedy's speech at the Berlin Wall, Nixon's resignation, and Clinton's denial of his White House affair.