Declamation Videos

“Economy in the Interest of All”

In the summer of 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, high school students from across the U.S. and Rwanda competed in a Coolidge Foundation contest to declaim speeches penned nearly a century earlier by President Coolidge. This speech, “Economy in the Interest of All,” grapples with the role of the federal government, achieving economic prosperity for all, and fiscal discipline.