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Finding full text of Speeches: Newspapers & Transcripts from TV or Radio

Looking for artifacts or other articles in current Newspapers & other news sources

Here is an example of a search strategy looking for articles about President Trump's inaugural speech.

You could COPY & PASTE this strategy into the search box for any of the following newspaper oriented databases:

trump and president* and inaugur* and (address* or speech or speak* or official*)


  • Access World News (2,200 newspapers in North America + 1,200 other countries + 300 wire services + 200 broadcast news transcripts) 
  • Canadian NewsStream (coverage of 360+ news sources across Canada) 
  • Gale OneFile | News (over 1,000 newspapers including Christian Science Monitor, and the San Francisco Chronicle) 
  • International NewsStream (coverage of 1,300 newspapers outside of North America) 
  • Newspaper Source (includes transcripts from news programs on NPR, CBS, ABC, FOX, and CNN) 
  • The New York Times (covers 1980 to the present) 
  • The New York Times Historical (covers 1851 to 2010)
  • The Oregonian (daily coverage of Portland, OR and its metropolitan region) 
  • Statesman Journal (daily coverage of Salem, OR and its metropolitan region)
  • U.S. NewsStream (coverage of over 1,000 newspapers across the United States, including the Gannett group and major newspapers in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City and Washington DC) 
  • Wall Street Journal (covers 1984 to the present of the largest business oriented newspaper in the US)

Gary Klein (Reference Librarian)