Month: July 2016

JTP 015: Mark Twain Advice to Youth Part 2

This podcast is an unusual step in that we have brought back Mark Twain, from the great beyond, to give us an updated version of his advice to youth. It’s really more of a mix of his saying interwoven with a speech. You will find it both humorous and filled with good advice. The Speech is 9 minutes long. Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android |...

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JTP 014: The Gettysburg Address

The Gettysburg Address is considered one of the greatest speeches ever given. It is short (273 words, 10 sentences) and lasted only 3 minutes when given. In this podcast I include a few facts you may not have known about the Address. It’s also interesting to note that after giving the Gettysburg Address Lincoln got fairly sick. He recovered but one of the reasons that people were so impressed with his speech that day was the weariness and sadness with which he gave the speech. Come to find out, he was mainly just sick 🙂 This podcast is only...

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JTP 013: Chief Joseph’s Surrender Speech

One of the two greatest Native American Indian speeches ever given, this podcast gives you bot the background information on the speech as well as the entire short yet powerfully moving Surrender speech that Chief Joseph gave on October 5, 1877. I think this speech and the story of what happened to this particular tribe of Nez Perce Native American Indians perfectly sums up the struggle that the Indians had in American. It is also a tribute to the unbelievable fighting skills of this tribe as they were outnumbered about 8 to 1, fighting over 1,170 miles during winter only...

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