Mark Brandt Dayton: Minnesota's Budget

June 30, 2011 (almost 9 years ago)

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton gives an update on the budget negotiations for Minnesota and reveals the continuous opposition of the republicans to taxing the upper 2% of the population partly due to social relations with the said group of taxpayers.

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Michele Bachmann: Bachmann Officially Announces Her Run for the Presidency of the United States

June 27, 2011 (almost 9 years ago)

U.S. House Representative Michele Bachmann formally announces her candidacy for president in her birthplace, Waterloo, Iowa. During th speech, she also stated that her candidacy for president is not fueled by vanity but by the drive to recapture the future for the American people.

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Michelle Obama: Remarks by the First Lady at an Event with Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Students

May 25, 2011 (almost 9 years ago)

First Lady Michelle Obama visits the EGA students and answers their questions about her being the First Lady of the US and being a mother to Sasha and Malia.

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Nelson Mandela: Statement by Mr N R Mandela at the G7 Finance Ministers Meeting

February 4, 2005 (about 15 years ago)

In this statement, Nelson Mandela shares some thoughts at the closing of his meeting with the Finance Ministers of the G7. He salutes the developed world on their resolve to make war on poverty and says that as long as abject poverty exists globally, his struggle against inequality continues.

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Nelson Mandela: Message from Mr N R Mandela for the Global Convention on Peace and Nonviolence in New Delhi

January 31, 2004 (about 16 years ago)

In this message, Nelson Mandela talks about a world in conflict. He congratulates the Global Convention on Peace and Nonviolence as a timely initiative in helping make this the century of compassion, peace, and non-violence.

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Nelson Mandela: Speech at luncheon hosted by Richard Holdbrooke, May 2002

May 1, 2002 (almost 18 years ago)

In this luncheon by Richard Holdbrooke, Nelson Mandela temporarily takes over as host and gives a speech to those in attendance. He talks about how partnerships start with friendship. He expresses his profound gratitude to this gathering of friends and partnerships, and states that together - the...

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Nelson Mandela: Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a luncheon in his honour hosted by his Excellency President Fernando Henrique Cardoso of the Federative Republic of Brazil

July 22, 1998 (over 21 years ago)

In this speech, Nelson Mandela talks about Brazil. He has been impressed by this nation that has vast natural resources and such a diverse population. He states that Brazil is an inspiring example of a nation's successful emergence into the global economy. He proudly considers South Africa and Br...

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Nelson Mandela: Speech at opening of the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, Said Business School, Oxford, April 2002

April 1, 2002 (about 18 years ago)

In this speech, Nelson Mandela speaks at the opening ceremony of the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre in Said Business School in Oxford. He talks about education as the key in the fight against poverty and deprivation. He also talks about Globalization, both its advantages and disadvantages.

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Nelson Mandela: Speech by President Mandela at the opening of the "One City Many Cultures" Project

March 1, 1999 (about 21 years ago)

In this speech, Nelson Mandela opens the "One City Many Cultures" project. He talks about apartheid, colonialism, and division in Cape Town. Due to the city's diversity, he calls upon reconciliation and the building up of the various cultures in this society. He urges us to repair and unite as on...

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Nelson Mandela: Speech at receiving Honorary Degree from the University of Ghana, April 2002

April 24, 2002 (almost 18 years ago)

In this speech, Nelson Mandela humbly accepts an honorary degree from the University of Ghana. He acknowledges the spirit of Ghana, a national spirit of unity and culture. He ends by saying that he will try to be a worthy alumnus of this great institution.

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