VOD Journal volume 10

Voices of Democracy publishes an online, refereed, blind-reviewed journal of original scholarship focusing on the study of U.S. oratory. These essays are also included in the Curriculum Units, along with an authenticated text of the speech and other teaching-learning materials. See Guidelines for Unit Preparation.

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Voices of Democracy Journal Volume 10

Hillary Rodham Clinton, “Remarks on the Release of the 10th Annual Trafficking in Persons Report,” (14 June 2010)

Karrin Vasby Anderson, Colorado State University

pp. 1-19


Ronald Reagan, “Remarks at a Ceremony Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Normandy Invasion, D-Day,” Pointe du Hoc, France (6 June 1984)

Ronald Reagan, “Remarks at a United States-France Ceremony Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Normandy Invasion, D-Day,” Omaha Beach, Colleville Sur Mer, France (6 June 1984)

Allison M. Prasch, University of Minnesota

pp. 20-40


Mario Savio, “An End to History,” (2 December 1964)

Dominic Manthey, Penn State University

pp. 41-54