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Tnr Slideshow: Speeches That Last


This week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave a major speech outlining the Obama administration's foreign policy objectives. Her address drew criticism for being unexciting, so we decided took a look at the history of secretary of state speeches to see how it compared.

Surprisingly, there were very few notable ones--even the most prominent secretaries of state have usually left the best material to their presidents. But we did find a few exceptions. Click through to see some of history's more memorable secretary of state speeches.

--Elise Foley and Sharon Eliza Nichols