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Great Speeches For Better Speaking (Set) : NTC Reference - Michael Eidenmuller

Great Speeches For Better Speaking (Set)

NTC Reference

Book with Other Items Published: 4th June 2008
ISBN: 9780071472296
Number Of Pages: 256

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Master the art of persuasion with lessons from the best speakers of our time.

Throughout history, they have moved us. They have enlightened and inspired us. They are our nation's most influential speakers, gifted with the talent to change minds and hearts. What is the almost magical power they possess--and how can you harness it for yourself? The answers are here in this illuminating guide to unforgettable oratory.

Complete with a ninety-minute CD featuring six great speeches in their entirety, this tool kit for speakers takes you through an in-depth analysis of these historically significant speeches and the secrets of their eloquent effectiveness. With close examination of each speech, you'll get lessons on how to: Address a difficult situation with help from the Great Communicator, Ronald Reagan Bring divergent interests together with effective arguments like Edward Kennedy Capture and hold your audience's attention by mastering General Douglas MacArthur's structual techniques Style a formal speech with the elegance of John F. Kennedy Maximize your delivery by studying the power of Barbara Jordan's voice Use Mary Fisher's special rhetorical tactics to sway even the toughest audience

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
The Great Debatep. 13
Situation: Ronald Reagan's Space Shuttle Challenger Addressp. 21
Content: Edward M. Kennedy's "Faith and Country, Tolerance and Truth in America"p. 39
Structure: Douglas MacArthur's Thayer Award Acceptance Addressp. 63
Style: John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Addressp. 85
Delivery: Barbara Jordan's Statement on the Articles of Impeachmentp. 109
Special Rhetorical Tactics: Mary Fisher's 1992 Republican National Convention Addressp. 127
Great Speechmakingp. 153
Speech Transcripts in Their Entiretyp. 163
Glossaryp. 203
Referencesp. 207
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ISBN: 9780071472296
ISBN-10: 0071472290
Series: NTC Reference
Audience: General
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 4th June 2008
Publisher: IRWIN/MCGRAW HILL
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.0  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1

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