Zell Miller 2004 Republican National Convention Address delivered 1 September 2004, Madison Square Garden, New York Since I last stood — Thank you very much. Since I last stood in this spot, a whole new generation of the Miller family
Zainab Al-Suwaij 2004 Republican National Convention Address delivered 30 August 2004 , Madison Square Garden, New York Thank you for your kind welcome. From my heart, I would like to offer you the traditional Muslim greeting: Assalaamu alaykum — “Peace
William Jefferson Clinton Democratic National Convention Keynote Address delivered 5 September 2012, Charlotte, North Carolina Mr. Mayor, fellow Democrats, we are here to nominate a President. And I’ve got one in mind. I want to nominate a man whose own
William Jefferson Clinton 2008 Democratic National Convention Speech delivered 27 August 2008, INVESCO Field at Mile High Stadium, Denver, Colorado Thank you. Thank you very much. Thank you. Ya’ll sit down. We’ve gotta get on with the show, here! C’mon.
William Jefferson Clinton 2004 Democratic National Convention Address delivered 26 July 2004, Fleet Center, Boston Hillary Clinton: I am very optimistic about this election because I think I know a great leader when I see one. And so does America.
Edward Kennedy 2008 Democratic National Convention Speech delivered 25 August 2008, INVESCO Field at Mile High Stadium, Denver, Colorado Thank you. Thank you. Thank you, Caroline. My fellow Democrats, my fellow Americans, it is so wonderful to be here. And
Sarah Palin Keynote Speech at the Inaugural Tea Party Convention delivered 6 February 2010, Nashville, Tennessee I am so proud to be an American! Thank you so much for being here tonight! Do you love your freedom?! If you love
Rudy Giuliani Republican National Convention Speech delivered 3 September 2008, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota Thank you very much, and good evening. Thank you. Almost exactly one year ago today, during a presidential debate in Durham, New Hampshire, I said that, if
Ronald Reagan Address to the National Religious Broadcasters Convention delivered 30 January 1984, Sheraton Washington Hotel, Washington, D.C. Moderator: It is my honor and distinct pleasure to introduce the President of the United States. President Reagan: Thank you. Thank you
Ronald Reagan Address at the Annual Convention of the NAACP delivered 29 June 1981, Denver, Colorado I remember a year ago I was in California when I received your invitation at the same time that I received a clipping that
Patrick J. Buchanan Address to the Republican National Convention delivered 17 August 1992, Houston, Texas This may even be larger than the crowd I had in Ellijay, Georgia. Don’t laugh. We carried Ellijay. Listen, my friends, we may have taken
Mike Pence VP Nomination Acceptance Address delivered 20 July 2016 Mr. Chairman, delegates, friends, and my fellow Americans: Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I am deeply humbled by your confidence, and on behalf of my family here
Mike Huckabee Republican National Convention Speech delivered 3 September 2008, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota Well, let me say that, as much as I appreciate this magnificent opportunity to speak tonight, I’ve got to be honest with you. I was originally hoping
Michelle Obama Democratic National Convention Address delivered 25 July 2016, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Remember how I told you about his character and conviction, his decency and his grace — the traits that we’ve seen every day that he’s served our country
Mario Matthew Cuomo 1984 Democratic National Convention Keynote Address delivered 16 July 1984, San Francisco, CA On behalf of the great Empire State and the whole family of New York, let me thank you for the great privilege of being
Laura Bush 2004 Republican National Convention Address delivered 31 August 2004, Madison Square Garden, New York Thank you so much and thank you, George. I like being introduced by the President of the United States. And Barbara and Jenna, you
John Kerry 2004 Democratic National Convention Acceptance Address delivered 29 July 2004, Fleet Center, Boston Thank you, so much….Thank you….Thank you, so much…. I’m John Kerry and I’m reporting for duty. Thank you. We are here — thank you —
John F. Kennedy Address to a Joint Convention of the General Court of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts delivered 9 January 1961 Governor — Governor Volpe, Speaker Thompson, President Powers, Lieutenant Governor McLaughlin, members of the General Court, constitutional officers, reverend
John F. Kennedy Democratic National Convention Nomination Acceptance Address “The New Frontier” delivered 15 July 1960, Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles It was my great honor to place his name in nomination at the 1956 Democratic Convention, and I am delighted
Joe Lieberman 2008 Republican National Convention Speech Delivered 2 September 2008, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota Thank you dear friends. Thank you so very much for that warm welcome. You’d have to be me to know how much you’d — I appreciate
Joe Biden Democratic Vice Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speech delivered 27 August 2008, INVESCO Field at Mile High Stadium, Denver, ColoradoBeau, I love you. I’m so proud of you. I’m so proud of the son you’ve become; I’m so proud of
Joachim Gauck Address to the Federal Convention at Bundestag delivered 18 March 2012, Bundestag, Berlin, Germany English Version Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen, dear fellow citizens: What a beautiful Sunday. It was the 18th of March, exactly 22 years ago
Jesse Jackson 1988 Democratic National Convention Address delivered 19 July 1988, Omni Coliseum, Atlanta GA Tonight, we pause and give praise and honor to God for being good enough to allow us to be at this place at this time.
Jesse Jackson 1984 Democratic National Convention Address delivered 18 July 1984, San Francisco Tonight we come together bound by our faith in a mighty God, with genuine respect and love for our country, and inheriting the legacy of a great
Hillary Clinton Democratic National Convention Keynote Address delivered 26 August 2008, INVESCO Field at Mile High Stadium, Denver, Colorado Thank you all very much. I — I am so honored to be here tonight. You know, I — I’m here
Frank Abagnale National Automobile Dealers Association Convention Address delivered 12 February 2006, Orlando, FL [Good] morning, it’s my pleasure to be here this morning. [I’ve] been asked to talk a little bit this morning about my life. About 35 years
Everett Dirksen Nomination of Barry Goldwater at the Republican National Convention “The Peddler’s Grandson” delivered 15 July 1964, San Francisco, California I prefer not to proceed until the overtone has subsided. And I think you’ll accord everyone who will appear
Elizabeth Glaser 1992 Democratic National Convention Address delivered 14 July 1992, New York, NY I’m Elizabeth Glaser. Eleven years ago, while giving birth to my first child, I hemorrhaged and was transfused with seven pints of blood. Four years later,
Edward Kennedy 2008 Democratic National Convention Speech delivered 25 August 2008, INVESCO Field at Mile High Stadium, Denver, ColoradoAudio mp3 of Address Plug-in required for flash audio [AUTHENTICITY CERTIFIED: Text version below transcribed directly from audio] Thank you. Thank you.
Dick Cheney 2004 Republican National Convention Address delivered 1 September 2004, Madison Square Garden, New YorkThank you. I’m sure glad Zell Miller is on our side. Mr. Chairman, delegates, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: I accept your nomination for vice