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January 20, 2018

Greatest Speeches on Free Audio & Video

We've recently gone through and added videos to the 150 great speeches we feature from American RhetoricAmericanRhetoric.com is the largest online speech bank which features over 5000 full text, audio, and video versions of public speeches, sermons, lectures, debates, and interviews. From their speech bank we've selected 150 of the most well known speeches they offer on streaming audio and MP3 audio download. We've now added to these pages the videos of the speeches when they are available as many have been uploaded to YouTube or are available on C-SPAN. You can view them all here:

Browse 150 of the Best Speeches of All Time from American Rhetoric

To see our full collection of free speeches, check out our Free Speeches Audio & Video category:

Browse Over 250 Free Speeches on Audio & Video on LearnOutLoud.com

We've also decided to permanently make our Great Speeches in History audio book free. You can download this collection of great speeches from throughout history exclusively on LearnOutLoud:

Download Our Free Great Speeches in History Audio Book Exclusively on LearnOutLoud.com

We also feature many speeches and talks in our over 200 top video programs we selected from C-SPAN:

The Best of the C-SPAN Video Library

For some of the most popular speeches on our site, here are the top 10 most popular speeches from American Rhetoric:

1. I Have a Dream by Martin Luther King, Jr.

2. I've Been to the Mountaintop by Martin Luther King, Jr.

3. Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln

4. 1993 ESPY Award Address by Jim Valvano

5. A Time for Choosing (aka "The Speech") by Ronald Reagan

6. Remarks on the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Robert F. Kennedy

7. John F. Kennedy: Inaugural Address

8. Beyond Vietnam by Martin Luther King, Jr.

9. The Ballot or the Bullet by Malcolm X

10. D-Day Pre-invasion Address to Soldiers by Dwight D. Eisenhower

In addition to these great speeches, you can listen to over 25 one-hour audio books that highlight some of the greatest speeches of the past century. For years now we've been selling the audio books of Speechworks on audio download. Their audio books feature highlights from great speeches of past presidents and notable figures like Sir Winston Churchill, Martin Luther King, Jr., Joe DiMaggio, and Muhammad Ali. Now over 25 of their audio books are available to stream for free from Spotify. We still sell them on audio download but have embedded the albums on Spotify on our these pages. Please Note: In order to listen to these audio books you'll need a free Spotify account. You can listen for free with occasional ads and they also have Spotify software for easier listening on your computer. If you want to listen ad-free and on a smart phone and you love music as well, we can't recommend Spotify Premium highly enough.

Apollo 13: The Real Mission

Bobby: The Speeches of Robert F. Kennedy

Dwight D. Eisenhower: IKE

Edward M. Kennedy: Lion of the Senate

FDR: Mr. President

FDR: Nothing to Fear

General Douglas A. MacArthur: Soldier

The Greatest Speeches of All Time: Volume I

The Greatest Speeches of All Time: Volume II

The Greatest Speeches of All Time: Volume III

Harry S. Truman: Give 'em Hell, Harry

JFK: The Kennedy Tapes

JFK: The Kennedy Tapes Vol. II

Joe DiMaggio: The Yankee Clipper

John F. Kennedy: The JFK Wit

Lyndon Baines Johnson: LBJ

Martin Luther King Jr.: We Shall Overcome

Michael Jordan: An Audio Tribute

MLK: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Tapes

Muhammad Ali: An Audio Tribute - Beyond the Myth

Richard M. Nixon: The Nixon Tapes

Robert F. Kennedy: In His Own Words

Ronald Reagan: The Great Speeches Vol. 1

Ronald Reagan: The Great Speeches Vol. 2

Sir Winston Churchill: "The War Years"

Sir Winston Churchill: His Finest Hour

William Jefferson Clinton: Great Speeches

And if you'd like to listen to full speeches from our past presidents, we also are linking to large Spotify playlists on the below pages, along with linking to the Miller Center of Public Affairs which features the largest collections of presidential speeches on audio & video. Here they are in presidential order:

Franklin D. Roosevelt Speeches

Harry S. Truman Speeches

Dwight D. Eisenhower Speeches

John F. Kennedy Speeches

Lyndon B. Johnson Speeches

Richard Nixon Speeches

Gerald Ford Speeches

Jimmy Carter Speeches

Ronald Reagan Speeches

George H.W. Bush Speeches

William J. Clinton Speeches

George W. Bush Speeches

Barack Obama Speeches

Lots of speeches on audio & video to choose from. Be inspired by some of the most famous speeches of all time on LearnOutLoud!