Pete du Pont Speeches

1984 - SPEECH TO THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

In case you hadn't noticed, you ladies and gentlemen have been in the news a lot lately. It's hard to pick up a newspaper these days without reading about crime in the streets, war in foreign countries, bad decisions in Washington, or the condition of the nation's schools...

1984 - DELAWARE BAR ASSOCIATION SPEECH BY GOVERNOR PIERRE S. DU PONT, IV

Good afternoon. It certainly is a pleasure to once again address this distinguished group of Delawareans. I feel particularly honored today because from watching the news lately, this must be the only group in America that is not being subjected to a speech from one of the contenders for the Democratic Presidential nomination...

1984 - BUDGET MESSAGE GOVERNOR PIERRE S. DU PONT IV

Lieutenant Governor Castle, Mr. President Pro Tempore, Mr. Speaker, members of the 132nd General Assembly, honored guests, and my fellow Delawareans. I am pleased to have the opportunity today to discuss the financial outlook for our State in the coming year. This afternoon my message is very different than the last one I delivered, for when we presented the Fiscal Year 1984 budget...

1984 - A REAWAKENING OF DISCIPLINE By Governor Pierre S. du Pont IV Cedar Crest College Allentown, Pennsylvania

On July 4th, 1976, America threw itself the biggest birthday party anyone had ever seen. It was a fitting celebration: two hundred years before, on July 4th, 1776, a tiny and loose-knit collection of colonies had declared their independence from Great Britain with a statement...

1984 - PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT KEY TO EDUCATION RENEWAL

After much discussion and debate, there exists today a unique window of opportunity to improve public education. Before a fickle public and the upcoming election cycle slams that window shut, let's stop talking and start acting to improve public education in America...

1984 - A JOB TRAINING POLICY FOR AMERICA

Earlier this year, Congress decided that unemployment had become so bad in this country that it was time to send some Americans back to work. So Congress passed an emergency jobs bill -- more than $4 billion in public-works and assorted pork-barrel projects -- to deal with the unemployment problem...

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