From the keynote address to the nomination acceptance speech, presidential nominating conventions serve as a showcase for prominent leaders to convey the party's principles and enduring messages. Here's a look at 14 of the most inspiring convention speeches in U.S. history. Click on the slideshow to enlarge and hit the "play" button on each slide for a transcript or video of each speech.
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