Until recently, the NYT proclaimed itself the "newspaper of record" and often published the full text of speeches by a wide variety of persons. In addition, familiarizing yourself with the events and language of the times in which each president spoke can only improve your understanding of the factual context and rhetorical norms of their speeches.
Collection of the most important speeches during the time, covering 1934 to present. Before deciding the significance of a word or phrase in a presidential speech, you should find out whether it was part of the common rhetoric of the day or was characteristic of a particular social or political position.
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