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Undelivered

By: Jeff Nussbaum
Narrated by: Adam Gifford,Brian Bowles,Elisa Roth,Garrick Hagon,Glen McCready,Greg Lockett,James Lailey,Jeff Nussbaum,Johnny Heller,Kathleen Chalfant,Kurt Kanazawa,Lance Blair
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This program is read by the author and full cast, includes actual audio clips from historical and political figures, and has actors narrating the entire undelivered speeches throughout.

A fascinating insight into notable speeches that were never delivered, showing what could have been if history had gone down a different path


For almost every delivered speech, there exists an undelivered opposite. These "second speeches" provide alternative histories of what could have been if not for schedule changes, changes of heart, or momentous turns of events.

In Undelivered, political speechwriter Jeff Nussbaum presents the most notable speeches the public never heard, from Dwight Eisenhower’s apology for a D-Day failure to Richard Nixon’s refusal to resign the presidency, and even Hillary Clinton’s acceptance for a 2016 victory—the latter never seen until now.

Examining the content of these speeches and the context of the historic moments that almost came to be, Nussbaum considers not only what they tell us about the past but also what they can inform us about our present.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2021 Jeff Nussbaum (P)2021 Macmillan Audio
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  • Categories: History

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A great seeing the other side …..

A great seeing the other side of what could have but didn’t in great leaders and speeches. It was both poignant and deeper insight into what everyone at sometime had to say when they didn’t want to say or glad they did.

Please do another book / audible on the other speeches you had but didn’t do in the first book.

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Wonderful topic, highly informative

A great window into many leaders who made history, without being able to say all they wanted to. This one might be better with a better narrator, but is a treasure as it is.

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Great Book

The author does a masterful job of putting each speech into the context of its age. Worth the listen!

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Inspiring Behind the Scenes Look into History

What could have been an academic exercise into history became inspiring by bringing to life alternative thoughts and words of undelivered speeches by key historic people. These were voiced by many talented actors and put in context by the author. What was President John F. Kennedy prepared to deliver in Texas on the fateful day of his assassination? Hillery Clinton 's victory speech is here, too, as well as many more. The author's passion for telling their stories is proven by his thoroughness in putting them on the record for us to enjoy. I hope you will enjoy them, too.