Transcript of Nelson Mandela’s speech “I Am Prepared to Die”. On April 20, 1964, at a court hearing in Rivonia, Nelson Mandela delivered his most famous three-hour speech.
Analysis of speech
Key points and rhetorical analysis of most famous speeches: Nelson Mandela’s speech “I Am Prepared to Die”, Iron Curtain speech, “I Have a Dream”, John Kennedy’s Inaugural Address, the Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln, Steve Jobs’ commencement speech “Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish!”, etc.
On April 20, 1964, at a court hearing in Rivonia, Nelson Mandela delivered his most famous three-hour speech – one of the most significant speeches of the 20th century, “I’m Prepared to Die.”
The Declaration of Independence, unanimously adopted by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the founding historical document of the United States.
Iron Curtain (officially “The Sinews of Peace”) speech is one of Winston Churchill’s most famous and sensational speeches. In the article, you will get acquainted with the main points and a detailed analysis of the speech.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech “I Have a Dream” delivered in Washington in 1963 has gone down in history as one of the world’s most famous speeches.
“We observe today not a victory of party but a celebration of freedom, symbolizing an end as well as a beginning, signifying renewal as well as change. For I have sworn before you and Almighty God the same solemn oath our forebears prescribed nearly a century and three-quarters ago.
Do you know the quote: “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country”? It is John F. Kennedy’s most famous quote, delivered by the President at his inauguration in 1961.