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Greatest of all time Speeches and Journals
13 minutes | Mar 11, 2021
Georges Danton - Let France be free!
Georges Danton experienced much in his young life. A lion of a communicator Danton was a leader amongst the people advocating for the revolution. His own message eventually was the cause of his own execution. His words still reverberate around the world today all these centuries later.
10 minutes | Mar 4, 2021
Bernard of Clairvaux - The second Crusade
In response to lost territory from the first crusade, a second crusade was prepared. The people, however, were not enthusiastic to go to war again. It was the responsibility of St Bernard to gain the enthusiasm of the people to launch the second crusade. This speech created a complete change in attitude of the people and became the launching pad of the second crusade.
33 minutes | Feb 25, 2021
Frederick Douglass - Oration in memory of Abraham Lincoln
Frederick Douglass's story is one of greatest triumph but also one of terrible sorrow. Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass were both connected in the cause of freedom and liberty for all. What would it have been like to sit with Douglass as the emancipation of the slaves was announced? What lessons can we learn today?
11 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
Hannibal - Speech to his soldiers
Hannibal, One of the greatest military tacticians in history, addresses his soldiers during the long campaign prior to further battle and conflict.
13 minutes | Feb 11, 2021
Carl Sagan - Pale blue dot
What lessons do we learn from the universe? How does knowing that we live on a suspended tiny dot in the galaxy effect the way we behave? Carl Sagan's pale blue dot helps facilitate this discussion and more.
55 minutes | Jun 18, 2020
Clarence Darrow - A plea for mercy
Dubbed the trial of the century, Clarence Darrow pleads to have the death penalty removed for two stone cold killers in Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold after the murder of Little Bobby Franks. What could possibly be said in such a horrific case?
19 minutes | Jun 11, 2020
Antonio Vieira opposes slavery
The great orator of his time, who visited the world sharing his message of freedom. It was Maranhao Brasil where he had his final stand opposing slavery.
12 minutes | Jun 4, 2020
Calgacus speech to his troops
The Roman Empire needed to take control of the whole British islands by defeating the last free tribes in Scotland. This speech was given to the brits prior to battle.
0 minutes | Jun 4, 2020
Greatest of all time speeches
Journey with me as we listen to histories finest speeches in the most unique of times.
12 minutes | May 27, 2020
Albert Einstein and his incredible speech after the world war
Albert Einstein was a German, Jewish and famed Physicists who was connected to the atomic bomb creation. What insight did he have at the end of world war 2?
22 minutes | May 22, 2020
Michael Jordan amazing hall of fame speech
Michael Jordan talks about his doubters, competitors, family, friends and oh yeah.. basketball. What drove Jordan’s incredible success?
23 minutes | Mar 5, 2020
Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography
We read of Franklins discipline and quest for improvement through his 13 virtues. Can we apply these same virtues today?
21 minutes | Feb 29, 2020
Socrates incredible final speech before he is sentenced to death
We explore the words of the philosopher Socrates at his trial before ultimate death. What would it have been like to listen to his words?
23 minutes | Jun 24, 2019
Steve jobs - “if today were the last day of my life”
Steve jobs gives great insight into his success in life and business, dealing with loss and over coming adversity.
15 minutes | Jun 15, 2019
Alexander the Great - mutiny at Opis.
Alexander shows great strength, passion and leadership in the face of mutiny. As his men grow tired after a decade of travel and war they challenge Alexander’s motives. The great leader accepts the challenge and gives this powerful speech.
17 minutes | Jun 8, 2019
Sir Winston Churchill - Finest hour
Winston Churchill was only a few days prime minister when the Nazi army were preparing to invade Britain. With less planes and men, the Brits, under Churchill’s leadership, won the Battle of Britain. These were Sir Winston Churchill’s words.
11 minutes | Jun 2, 2019
King Charles 1, the last words of the king before execution
If someone was about to die would you listen to their story? King Charles 1 is in this situation as he gives his final address. With the tears of his children still upon his clothing he finds the fortitude to speak about forgiveness, God, politics and monarchy. A great record of England history.
12 minutes | May 25, 2019
Robert F Kennedy
On the day Martin Luther King was murdered, Robert F Kennedy broke the news of his death to a large crowd. His message was one of wisdom, thoughtfulness and love. 64 days later Robert Kennedy was also murdered. What can we learn from this powerful speech?
6 minutes | Mar 19, 2019
Attila the Hun as quoted by Edward Gibbon. Gaining the crowds attention!
Attila the Hun was a powerful enemy to the Roman Empire. What leadership qualities led him to be able to challenge such a power? How did Attila build the confidence of his men and achieve success?
6 minutes | Mar 10, 2019
Joan of arc and her letters to the British. 22 March, 1429
Joan of Arc was a phenom of faith, courage and self belief. Her ability to rise despite being only a teenager and a girl in a war fought predominantly by men is nothing short of extraordinary.
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