Donald Trump Acceptance Speech: Republican Party Convention

Donald Trump has accepted the Republican Party’s presidential nomination, in a speech at the party’s national convention in Cleveland, Ohio.

The speech went for 77 minutes.

The annotated copy of the speech shown below was distributed by the Trump campaign.

  • Trump: The system is rigged against our citizens (3m)
  • Trump: US must suspend immigration from compromised countries (2m)

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Bush Accepts Republican Party Nomination For President

George W Bush has officially accepted the Republican Party nomination for President in this year’s election.

Speaking in Philadelphia, Bush praised his primary opponent, Senator John McCain, and spoke in glowing terms of his father’s generation. Bush’s father was the last Republican president, serving one term between 1988 and 1992 before losing to Bill Clinton. Bush said:

“My father was the last president of a great generation. A generation of Americans who stormed beaches, liberated concentration camps and delivered us from evil. Some never came home. Those who did put their medals in drawers, went to work, and built on a heroic scale … highways and universities, suburbs and factories, great cities and grand alliances — the strong foundations of an American Century.” [Read more…]


Senator John F. Kennedy’s Speech Accepting The Democratic Party Nomination For President

This is the Address of Senator John F. Kennedy Accepting the Democratic Party Nomination for the Presidency of the United States.

The speech was given to the Democratic Party’s National Convention at the Memorial Coliseum, in Los Angeles, California.

Senator John F. Kennedy’s Acceptance Speech at the Democratic Party’s National Convention at Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California.

JFKGovernor Stevenson, Senator Johnson, Mr. Butler, Senator Symington, Senator Humphrey, Speaker Rayburn, Fellow Democrats, I want to express my thanks to Governor Stevenson for his generous and heartwarming introduction.

It was my great honor to place his name in nomination at the 1956 Democratic Convention, and I am delighted to have his support and his counsel and his advice in the coming months ahead.

With a deep sense of duty and high resolve, I accept your nomination. [Read more…]