The most significant American political speeches of the 20th century

Published: Monday, July 1 2013 12:00 a.m. MDT

In this Aug. 28, 1963, black-and-white file photo Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addresses marchers during his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.

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In anticipation of the Fourth of July, here is a look back at the most significant American political speeches of the 20th century.

The list was originally compiled by American Rhetoric.

See the list of speeches.

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