The H.W. Wilson Co. has released Representative American Speeches 2008-2009, an archive from the Reference Shelf series. The book features major speeches from the past two years from a collection of important figures in American politics, business, and journalism.
The speeches cover five different topic areas: A New Administration Takes Office, The Energy Crisis, The Auto Industry: The Bailout and Beyond, The Future of Journalism and the Media, and The American City.
In total, 22 speeches are covered, and an index to subjects covered by the speeches in Representative American Speeches 2008-2009 is also provided, along with a cumulative speaker index for Representative American Speeches back to 2000.