The Moments That Inspired the Best Movie Speeches

NowThis News traces the real world DNA of some of the most epic moments in cinema.

This month's Atlantic tackles a "Big Question" with a host of illustrious contributors from Harold Bloom to Jim Harbaugh: "What was the greatest speech, historical or fictional, ever given?"

The answers range from the classics (Hamlet's "To Be or Not to Be") to Hollywood favorites (Bluto in Animal House). In the video above, NowThis News looks at some of the most iconic moments in cinematic oratory, and the historic events that inspired them. 

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