The following databases are recommended to locate commentary, analysis, and historical context of historic speeches.
Here are some suggested keywords or phrases to try:
- Name of the speaker (ex., Hillary Clinton, Frederick Douglass)
- Title of the Speech (ex., FDR's First Inaugural Address, Women's Rights are Human Rights) - Pro tip! Use quotation marks if you would like to search for an exact phrase.
- Other keyword suggestions: Oratory, Rhetoric, Speeches, Communication, Messaging, Addresses, Criticism, Analysis