Famous Speech Friday: Mother Jones Speaks Before Striking West Virginia Miners

The Eloquent Woman

It was her speeches that made Mother Jones "the most dangerous woman in America"--dubbed so by a West Virginia attorney. (Editor's note: During Women's History Month, we're focusing on famous historic speeches by women. Here, writer Becky Ham tackles the inimitable Mother Jones.

Crisis Media Preparation – 6 Crucial Rules

Matt Eventoff

Front and center has been Massey Energy and the unspeakable tragedy unfolding in West Virginia. regulators warned West Virginia Coal Mine This week has been rife with examples of organizations that have had a rough go in the media. The week began with the social media storm surrounding GreenPeace, Sinar Mas and Nestle, playing out on Nestle’s Facebook fan page.

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11 famous speeches by women about work from The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

Mother Jones''s speech to West Virginia miners was a typical-for-her hell-raising speech--and the only reason we have the text is because the mine owners hired a stenographer, hoping to gather evidence that she was violent and dangerous.

32 historic women's speeches to close #WomensHistoryMonth

The Eloquent Woman

1912: Mother Jones speaks to striking West Virginia miners in her trademark "hell-raiser" style, giving voice to their working conditions. 1928: Virginia Woolf''s "A Room of One''s Own" lectures took the time to parse why we have so few women writers, let alone speakers.

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6 famous extemporaneous speeches by women from The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

Self-proclaimed "hellraiser" and union activist Mother Jones shows how to both lead and follow an audience in her speech before striking West Virginia miners.

JoAnne Boyle, Retired President of Seton Hill University, Died: She had the job she loved

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As a young woman from West Virginia, JoAnne Woodyard Boyle came to Seton Hill to study English. Aside from attending Harvard University for a Master's Degree, she never left.  First she was a professor of English, then head of the English Department, and then president.

Boring - That's prognosis on Hillary Clinton's campaign in New Hampshire

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She got her marching orders from West Virginia's Robert Byrd. In deconstructing what went so very wrong in New Hampshire, the Hillary Clinton inner circle realize they failed to capture the voters' imaginations. Here is the coverage by Amy Chozick in The New York Times.

Top 10 Best Presentations Ever at KnowHR Blog

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Yesterday I did a presentation for the West Virginia Healthcare Financial Management Association on Social Media, Consumer Driven Health Care, Health 2.0 Yesterday I did a presentation for the West Virginia Healthcare Financial Management Association on Social Media, Consumer Driven Health Care, Health 2.0

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WVHDF Was Warned and Now Your Info May Have Been Stolen

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

For those who are not aware of what the West Virginia Housing Development Fund is, they’re a program that works with lenders to help state residents achieve the dream of homeownership. Last week, I received a letter from the WVHDF that stated: We are writing to inform you of a recent security incident at the West Virginia Housing Development Fund.

Is your self-image getting in the way of your presentation?

Speak Schmeak

This is a four-minute clip of British chef Jamie Oliver meeting with hospital administrators, during the filming of his Food Revolution project and TV show in Huntington, West Virginia. The administrators are so concerned with their public image and the "what ifs," they can't see what needs to happen right now to take action and help lead the healthy food revolution in their community. Sorry about the ad at the beginning.)

Is your self-image getting in the way of your presentation?

Speak Schmeak

This is a four-minute clip of British chef Jamie Oliver meeting with hospital administrators, during the filming of his Food Revolution project and TV show in Huntington, West Virginia. The administrators are so concerned with their public image and the "what ifs," they can't see what needs to happen right now to take action and help lead the healthy food revolution in their community. Sorry about the ad at the beginning.)

Neil Gorsuch, Deloitte Center for Government Insights and More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They are West Virginia's Joe Manchia and North Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp.  The first major setback for the Trump Administration - Trumpcare - is only one-week young.

Joke Contest Results — State Slogans

Humor Power

West Virginia: Where we still do the Charleston. Our State Slogans theme was inspired by long-time subscriber and funny guy Sol Morrison, Santa Barbara, California. New Joke contests are annonced on the first of each month. Look for the next contest on October 1, 2014. Here are the top lines selected by our panel of judges (speakers and improv players). The Theme: State Slogans. ** FIRST PLACE **. California: All Shook Up.

My Road Trip

Speaking Of...

Took a driving trip through Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia, visiting some Civil War battle sights and museums. The Southern twang is evident as you travel further down the state, and is pronounced in Virginia.

"Good without God 'campaign message atheistic in New York

The Speechwriter

You are not alone" in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Charleston (West Virginia). A coalition of several atheist organizations in New York will begin by next Monday, an advertising campaign in subway stations in the metropolis, with the center message: "A million New Yorkers are good without God. You are?". The New York Times, the campaign that will last a month, costs $ 25,000 and money was offered by an anonymous donor.

Robert Fripp's moonlighting as a motivational speaker makes perfect sense

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

"Teaching guitar in West Virginia at the American School for Continuous Education, at Claymont, near Charlestown." Mark Dery sent me the entire article from his interview in 1985. However, I enjoyed his modern day comment.