The 10 Most Powerful Oscars Speeches Ever

Published March 2, 2015
Updated December 5, 2017
Best Oscars Speeches Ever

Source: NBC

The Oscars has always been rife with political controversy and emotional turmoil. Whether you like it or not, Oscar winners often use their time at the dais to make a plea for change or to expound on their own political views. In these videos, we see ten of the most controversial, emotional, and memorable Oscars speeches of all time:

The 10 Most Powerful Oscars Speeches Ever
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Chris Altman
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Chris Altman is a freelancing writer and artist based out of Brooklyn, NY.
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Savannah Cox
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Savannah Cox holds a Master's in International Affairs from The New School as well as a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, and now serves as an Assistant Professor at the University of Sheffield. Her work as a writer has also appeared on DNAinfo.
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Altman, Chris. "The 10 Most Powerful Oscars Speeches Ever." AllThatsInteresting.com, March 2, 2015, https://allthatsinteresting.com/powerful-oscars-speeches. Accessed June 25, 2024.