A patriot's handbook : songs, poems, stories, and speeches celebrating the land we love
- ISBN: 9780786869183
- ISBN: 0786869186
xxiii, 663 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©2003.
- Copyright: ©2003
Contents / Notes
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||War and peace : Speech after defeat by the Virginia militia, 1774 / Chief Logan ; Speech to the second Virginia convention, March 23, 1775 / Patrick Henry ; Common sense, February 14, 1776 / Thomas Paine ; Paul Revere's ride / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1863 ; The Monroe doctrine, 1823 ; The battle hymn of the Republic / Julia Ward Howe, 1861 ; Shiloh, a requiem / Herman Melville, April 1862 ; Final emancipation proclamation, January 1, 1863 / Abraham Lincoln ; Gettysburg address, November 19, 1863 / Abraham Lincoln ; Second inaugural address, March 4, 1865 / Abraham Lincoln ; Memoirs / Ulysses S. Grant, 1885-1886 ; Surrender to the U.S. army, 1877 / Chief Joseph ; The Marines' song, 1891 ; Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind / Stephen Crane, 1899 ; The Caisson song / Edmund L. Gruber, 1907 ; War message to Congress, April 2, 1917 / Woodrow Wilson ; Over there / George M. Cohan, 1917 ; The unknown soldier / Billy Rose ; September 1, 1939 / W.H. Auden, 1941 ; War message to Congress, December 8, 1941 / Franklin Delano Roosevelt ; The gift outright / Robert Frost, 1942 ; Martial Cadenza / Wallace Stevens, 1954 ; The great crusade, June 6, 1944 / Dwight D. Eisenhower ; On the atomic bomb, 1945 / H. Robert Oppenheimer ; The fateful decision, 1948 / Albert Einstein ; Address to the nation on Korea, April 11, 1951 / Harry S. Truman ; Farewell address, January 17, 1961 / Dwight D. Eisenhower ; Blowin' in the wind / Bob Dylan, 1962 ; Commencement address at American University, June 10, 1963 / John F. Kennedy ; Vietnam veterans against the war / John Kerry, 1971 ; Born in the U.S.A. / Bruce Springsteen, 1984 ; On the rainy river (from The things they carried), 1990 / Tim O'Brien ; Remarks upon returning from the People's Republic of China, February 28, 1972 / Richard M. Nixon ; Remarks at Michigan State University, May 5, 1995 / William Jefferson Clinton ; Address on terrorism before a Joint meeting of Congress, September 20, 2001 / George W. Bush ; Address upon receiving the Nobel Prize, December 10, 2002 / Jimmy Carter -- Work, opportunity, and invention :-- The new colossus / Emma Lazarus, 1883 ; Explusion of the immigrants, c. 1884 / Huang Zunxian ; I hear America singing / Walt Whitman, 1891 ; I've been working on the railroad ; Letter to Octave Chanute, May 13, 1900 / Wilbur Wright ; Speech at the convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, July 22, 1905 / Florence Kelley ; The jungle / Upton Sinclair, 1906 ; Ellis Island / Henry James, 1907 ; Barrio boy, 1971 / Ernesto Galarza ; My life and work, 1922 / Henry Ford ; They won't think, 1921 / Thomas Alva Edison ; Happy days are here again / Milton Ager and Jack Yellen, 1929 ; Brother, can you spare a dime? / E.Y. Harburg and Jay Gorney, 1932 ; First inaugural address, March 4, 1933 / Franklin Delano Roosevelt ; West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish, 300 U.S. 379 (1937) ; Grapes of wrath / John Steinbeck, 1939 ; Death of a salesman, 1949 / Arthur Miller ; The kitchen debate, Moscow, 1959 / Richard Nixon and Nikita Khrushchev ; Ellis Island interview, March 22, 1991 / Manny Steen ; King Leer, 1950 / Groucho Marx ; Coal miner's daughter / Loretta Lynn, 1970 ; Choosing a dream: Italians in Hell's Kitchen, 1971 / Mario Puzo ; Recapturing America's moral vision, University of Kansas, March 18, 1968 / Robert F. Kennedy ; Address to the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, November 9, 1984 / Cesar Chavez ; My hometown / Bruce Springsteen, 1984 ; POPism, 1975 / Andy Warhol ; Speech to the Democratic convention, August 12, 1980 / Edward M. Kennedy ; Homeless children speak, 1986 / David Bright ; Speech at the Republican convention, August 18, 1988 / George Bush ; The joy luck club / Amy Tan, 1989 ; The education of an American, September 21, 2001 / Arnold Schwarzenegger ; Capitalizing on the "cognitive niche", 1999 / Bill Gates ; God bless America / Irving Berlin, 1938 ; The Thanksgivings / Iroquois, 1891 ; Twelfth song of the thunder / Navajo, 1887 ; Oh! Susanna / Stephen Foster, 1848 ; Old cotton fields at home / Huddie Ledbetter, 1936 ; Light in August / William Faulkner, 1932 ; Let us now praise famous men / James Agee, 1941 ; Florida / Elizabeth Bishop, 1946 ; The adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain, 1884 ; Stopping by woods on a snowy evening / Robert Frost, 1923 ; Moby-Dick / Herman Melville, 1851 ; The sidewalks of New York / James W. Blake and Charles B. Lawlor, 1894 ; New York, New York / Fred Ebb and John Kander, 1977 ; Jazz / Toni Morrison, 1992 ; Chicago / Carl Sandburg, 1916 ; The significance of the frontier in American history, 1893 / Frederick Jackson Turner ; The ballad of Davy Crockett / George Bruns and Tom Blackburn, 1954 ; O pioneers! / Willa Cather, 1913 ; Response to the breakup of their reservation, 1903 / Northern Utes ; Home on the range / David Guion, 1930 ; The old Chisholm trail, c. 1880 ; The mud below / Annie Proulx, 1999 ; Oklahoma / Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, 1943 ; I left my heart in San Fransciso / George C. Cory, Jr. and Douglass Cross, 1954 ; Sunset / Jack Kerouac, 1960 ; Surfin' U.S.A. / Chuck Berry and Brian Wilson, 1963 ; Los Angeles notebook / Joan Didion, 1966 ; Big yellow taxi / Joni Mitchell, 1970 ; The wilderness letter / Wallace Stegner, 1960 ; America / Paul Simon, 1968 ; America, the beautiful / Katharine Lee Bates, 1893 -- This land is your land / Woody Guthrie, 1940.|
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