Famous Orators – 5 Lessons from William Bourke Cockran
MARCH 1, 2012
Today is a special day in the world of public speaking and communication. Today is the 89th anniversary of the death of William Bourke Cockran, who in my estimation may be one of the greatest speakers of all time. Who is William Bourke Cockran, and how can I make such a bold statement, having never witnessed him speak, as he passed away well before speeches were recorded on video? I have been fascinated by the ability of an individual to influence through spoken word since I was a young boy.