University of Hawai'i Maui Community College Speech Department

Sample Speeches:
Audio & Text of Great Speeches

  • Great Speeches - The History Channel brings you some of the Greatest Speeches of all time right to your computer in "RealAudio." You need to have Audio capabilities to make the most of this site.
  • Douglass Archives of American Public Address - Learn about Frederick Douglass, one of America's greatest speakers, through his own words.
  • Mark Twain's Speeches.  Read the comments of one of America's foremost humorists on topics from college girls to the quality of the drinking water in Albany, N.Y.

You can purchase the Greatest Speeches of all time on CD or cassette for your own archives. The following are available at

The Public Speakers' Resources
|Public Speakers' Page | Speech 151 | Speech 251 | Public Speaking Resources|
|Supporting Your Speech | Sample Speeches | Speech Practice | Speaking Tips|
|Speech Anxiety | Team Presentations | Group Communication | Interviewing|
|Using Visual Aids | ESL Links | Anonymous Feedback | Ron St. John|
|The Learning Center | MCC Library | Maui Language Institute|
|Distance Education Academic Support Services|
|The Ho'oulu OnLine (Student Newspaper)|
|The University of Hawai'i at Manoa|

Page Designer: Ron St. John
Copyright 2002 - Ka Leo Kumu
Last Revised: May 29, 2002