I recently showed this speech to a US History class that I was subbing for. None of these students were even alive for this speech, but they were immediately affected by its gravity. Reagan was a tough, tough man. As someone who loves the US and Germany, this speech holds a special interest for me.
Here is a clip of the most famous section of the speech:
Here is the full speech:
It is perfectly appropriate to respond out loud to this speech with phrases like “Come on!,” “Get ’em Ronald!,” etc.
Until later friends…