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Famous Speech Friday: Ai-jen Poo at the United States Social Forum

The Eloquent Woman

No offense to Barack Obama, but it's Ai-jen Poo who has been called the " rock star of community organizing." Let your audience see themselves.

The Gettysburg Address: An Analysis

Manner of Speaking

America was in the midst of a bloody civil war. He extends the significance of the fight beyond the borders of the United States.

“It’s Halftime in America” — An Analysis

Manner of Speaking

One  commercial that caught my attention was Chrysler’s motivational offering entitled “It’s Halftime America” and featuring Clint Eastwood. It’s halftime in America too. Yeah, it’s halftime America and our second half is about to begin. And what’s true about  Detroit  is true about America. This

The Constitution of United States ca. 2015 (what’s left of it)

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

The decision handed down by the US Supreme Court in King vs. Burwell, redefined what the word “the State” means.  As such, here is the Constitution as rewritten by the Supreme Court (illegally as written in what was Article V). No Tax or Duty shall be laid on Articles exported from the United States. Article. I.

Famous Speech Friday: Jeane Kirkpatrick's "Blame America First" speech

The Eloquent Woman

They blamed the United States. But then, they always blame America first. And her topic? Take advantage of your novel status.

Famous Speech Friday: Robert Kennedy on the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Eloquent Woman

Kennedy was running for the presidency of the United States, and on the campaign trail. In 1968, Robert F. His brother, President John F.

Famous Speech Friday: Eleanor Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor radio address

The Eloquent Woman

It was December 7, 1941, the day Pearl Harbor was attacked, bringing the United States into World War II. You cannot escape anxiety.

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5 famous speeches by women about the environment

The Eloquent Woman

Her conviction about her message helped her overcome her public speaking fears and changed our environment for the better. she urged the delegates.

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Ghazala Khan and the power of not speaking: #CanYouHearUsNow

The Eloquent Woman

The Khans immigrated from Pakistan and raised their children in the United States. Ghazala Kahn, mother of slain soldier Capt.

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For #EarthDay, 9 famous speeches by women on the environment

The Eloquent Woman

Click through to see video of most of these speeches, along with what you can learn from them as a speaker. she urged the delegates. famous speeches

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For #EarthDay, 7 famous environmental speeches by women

The Eloquent Woman

Her conviction about her message helped her overcome her public speaking fears and changed our environment for the better. she urged the delegates.

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Famous Speech Friday: Michelle Obama at Tuskegee University

The Eloquent Woman

First, she spent considerable time talking about the Tuskegee Airmen, America's first black military airmen. But that's just what U.S. Applause.)

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The Speechwriting Secrets of Jon Favreau

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

There’s only 24 hours in a day, which is why President Obama, despite being an accomplished writer and orator, needs help with his speeches.

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Speaking to inspire

PowerPoint Tips

Read these 4 beautiful phrases: America has given the Negro people a bad check, a check which has come back marked “insufficient funds.”

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Famous Speech Friday: Sarah Weddington's Roe v. Wade arguments

The Eloquent Woman

Wade, the case that legalized abortion in the United States. And that''s true of some colleges in our State. It disrupts her body.

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Quotes about America

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Someone who recently attended one of my speechwriting seminars emailed to ask if I could recommend a book of quotations about the United States.  I can. Part 1 covers AMERICA, with outstanding sections on: the nation … people … way of life … politics … and history.

“It’s Halftime in America” — An Analysis

Manner of Speaking

One  commercial that caught my attention was Chrysler’s motivational offering entitled “It’s Halftime America” and featuring Clint Eastwood. It’s halftime in America too. Yeah, it’s halftime America and our second half is about to begin. And what’s true about  Detroit  is true about America. This

America-phile – Life Across the Pond

Pro Humorist

As some of my friends and regular readers know in September 2009 I emigrated to the United States of America to marry my long term American girlfriend. I’m going to catch you up on the things that I’ve been involved with and I provide you with ten tips and food for thought along the way. Wowsers. and the U.K. link].

America-phile – Life Across the Pond

Pro Humorist

As some of my friends and regular readers know in September 2009 I emigrated to the United States of America to marry my long term American girlfriend. I’m going to catch you up on the things that I’ve been involved with and I provide you with ten tips and food for thought along the way. Wowsers. and the U.K. link].

How to deliver bad news

More than PowerPoint...

There’s no way around it. Sometimes, terrible things happen. And you have to be the bearer of bad news. No hemming. No hawing. Get to the point.

Famous Speech Friday: Michelle Obama's 'a house built by slaves'

The Eloquent Woman

Michelle Obama has been giving a lot of "last" speeches lately, like her last commencement speech as First Lady, and many more. president.

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Famous Speech Friday: Carly Fiorina's post-9/11 speech

The Eloquent Woman

This speech is getting better known, 14 years later, for its ending, and because Fiorina is now running for the presidency of the United States.

A public speaking lesson from NORAD

Speak Schmeak

Aerospace control includes ensuring air sovereignty and air defense of the airspace of Canada and the United States. Lighten up.

Masterful mood changes in Obama's latest masterpieces on Trump and Bin Laden

Max Atkinson

Today, at my direction, the United States launched a targeted operation against that compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Thank you.

Find a Presentation Designer Here

Speaking about Presenting

You’ll see a tremendous variety in approaches – from business focus, to scientific rigor to aesthetics. Rick Altman, Better Presenting.

32 historic women's speeches to close #WomensHistoryMonth

The Eloquent Woman

speech in 1851, and that''s no mistake: For many of those years, women in many cultures were forbidden to speak in public. 1873: Susan B. 1909: Ida B.

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Research Efficiency and Reliability: An Exercise for Public Speaking

The Communication Blog

What is the literacy rate for Cuba versus the United States? 7. How many times did a current senator from your state miss a vote? What are the five largest college libraries in the United States and how many volumes do they each hold? What are the major religions of Africa, Asia, or South America? Criteria.

Obama’s SOTU: What Is, and What Could Have Been

Duarte Blog

Graphic recording of the State of the Union address created by Duarte designer Dave Nguyen. So it is with America. So how did he do?

39 famous speeches by women to open #WomensHistoryMonth

The Eloquent Woman

speech in 1851, and that's no mistake: For many of those years, women in many cultures were forbidden to speak in public. 1873: Susan B. 1909: Ida B.

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Famous Speech Friday: Ellen Terry's lectures on Shakespeare's women

The Eloquent Woman

One advantage of the actor is the learned ability to command a stage, something many speakers envy. Then she stopped speaking. She put on her glasses.

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Famous Speech Friday: Hillary Clinton accepts nomination for president

The Eloquent Woman

Consider this passage in which she was answering Donald Trump's claim that, when it comes to America's woes, "I alone can fix it." But it does.

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A #WomensHistoryMonth sampler of 28 famous speeches by women

The Eloquent Woman

speech in 1851, and that''s no mistake: For many of those years, women in many cultures were forbidden to speak in public. 1873: Susan B. 1909: Ida B.

Remembering the Challenger, and One of History’s Greatest Speeches

Duarte Blog

But for twenty-five years the United States space program has been doing just that. Michel E. Analysis. This is truly a national loss.

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Famous Speech Friday: Josephine Baker at the March on Washington

The Eloquent Woman

But I could not walk into a hotel in America and get a cup of coffee, and that made me mad. She was a risky and controversial choice.

Famous Speech Friday: Patricia Arquette's Oscar speech & history lesson

The Eloquent Woman

It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America. Please join me!

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President Obama's speech at Westminster awarded a B-

Max Atkinson

It has long been said that the United States and the United Kingdom share a special relationship. Too much? Applause?

Quick & Dirty Views on the Obama/Romney Debate: Round Three

Speak and Deliver

Stated he would strengthen our relationship with Israel. He stated he would bring strong leadership and create a safe country. Big Hits?

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Why The Statue of Liberty Offers the Best Brand Promise for America

Content Marketing Today

Lady Liberty Symbolizes All That’s Right about the United States in a Uniquely Powerful Way. So I might be slightly off-topic.

How Rush Limbaugh is helping me celebrate Women's History Month

The Eloquent Woman

Centuries later, as Gail Collins notes in her book America's Women , "pro-slavery hecklers claimed [Sojourner] Truth was really a man--an accusation frequently thrown at women who spoke in public." Elizabeth Warren, currently a candidate for the Massachusetts state senate, was called a whore by a heckler in November. if you're 12.

Communication Strategies: How to avoid talking like a racist

The Communication Blog

The terms Negro and colored , although used in the names of some organizations (for example, the United Negro College Fund and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), are no longer used outside these contexts. Racist language expresses racist attitudes. Hispanic American refers to U.S. meat eaters.”