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Introducing: It Was Said (w Jon Meacham)


Welcome to It Was Said, a 10-episode limited documentary series looking back on some of the most powerful, impactful and timeless speeches in American history. Join Pulitzer Prize winning and best-selling author-historian, Jon Meacham, Peabody-nominated C13Originals Studios and HISTORY, as we take you through 10 speeches. Season One of It Was Said draws on a selection of speeches from powerful figures in history where Meacham will offer expert insight and analysis into their origins, the orator, the context of the times they were given, why they are still relevant today, and the importance of never forgetting them. Each episode of this documentary podcast series will also bring together some of the top historians, authors and journalists relevant to each respective speech and figure. Subscribe and listen to It Was Said for free now, wherever you listen to podcasts.

This is an unofficial transcript meant for reference. Accuracy is not guaranteed.
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when visionary leaders capture the imagination of a nation, But there is something different about tonight. There is something special about tonight. What is different, what is special, Barbara Jordan and made no speaker when business leaders, cats for the imagination of a nation that the world go round this time and play? a friend and ally, that the poor judgment no, I know a generation of american when discipline communicators speak truth to power and I haven't tempted to pursue the truth with some diligence into reported, even though, as in this case, I had been warned in advance that I would be subjected to the attention of sound democratic when compassionate brethren embraced the pain of the grief stricken
by recognise our common humanity, by training. Every child is important, regardless of the color of their skin or the situation into which they were born real rights. The simple act of delivering a speech. While not the sole agent change has at times altered course of history and shaped our concept of the past present and future John Mccain is generous and welcoming an old. We will have difficult time We had difficult times in the past and we a difficult time in the future. Because we're a great nation. Our challenges seem complex, It will always be this way
but as long as we remember our first principles and believe in ourselves, the future will always be ours. I'm John Mitchell- and this is it was said- a new give entry podcast series from sea thirteen originals the division, of cadence thirteen in partnership with history. Join us as we take you through ten historic, timeless speeches which still resonate today. They inspire powerfully- and will for generations to come. Anyway. We, while we do not really know what we want ten moments in time, immortalized by the spoken word was
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Transcript generated on 2020-09-07.