provides the full text of speeches by leaders in both the public and private sectors "on current national and international issues in the fields of economics, politics, education, sociology, government, criminology, finance, business, taxation, health, law, labor, and more." UCF Library holdings in print and microfilm, 1934-2007
Keesing's Contemporary Archives/Record of World Events (1931+)
provides weekly summaries of world events, drawn from newspapers, wire services, and other information sources. The issues from 1983 forward are monthly summaries. Includes the texts of speeches and documents.
contains copies of the Web sites of approximately 300 government ministries and presidencies from 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries.
Content in the Archive includes not only the full-text versions of official documents, but also original video and audio recordings of key regional leaders. Archive contents include thousands of annual and "state of the nation" reports; plans and programs; and speeches by presidents and government ministers. Countries:
- Costa Rica
- Dominican Republic
- El Salvador
"The Queen's Speech is read by the Queen from the Throne in the House of Lords at the State Opening of Parliament. It is drawn up by the government, and contains an outline of the government's policies and proposed legislative programme for the new parliamentary session."