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The lost art of the great speech : how to write one, how to deliver it.

Author: Richard Dowis
Publisher: New York : AMACOM ; London : McGraw-Hill, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learn to give powerful speeches that capture an audience's attention and drive home a message. Lost Art of the Great Speech covers every essential element of a great speech, including outlining and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dowis
ISBN: 0814470548 9780814470541
OCLC Number: 154696720
Description: 224 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Opportunity Knocks --
Their Finest Hour : June 18, 1940 / Winston Churchill --
A Date Which Will Live in Infamy : December 8 1941 / Franklin D. Roosevelt --
2. Before You Speak --
The Awesome Power of Disobedience : February 1999 / Charlton Heston --
Today I am an Inquisitor : 1974 / Representative Barbara Jordan --
3. Preparing to Write --
Glory and Hope : May 1992 / Nelson Mandela --
The Woman I Love : December 11 1936 / Edward VIII --
4. Outlining and Organizing --
A Celebration of Freedom : January 20 1961 / President John F. Kennedy --
5. Beginning Well --
This Breed Called Americans : January 20 1982 / President Ronald Reagan --
6. The Best of References --
Remember How Futures Are Built : July 16 1984 / Mario Cuomo --
7. Watch Your Language --
My Last Goodnight to You : January 17 1961 / President Dwight D. Eisenhower --
8. Write It Right, Say It Right --
The Name America Must Always Exalt Pride : March 1797 / George Washington --
9. Professional Techniques --
Common Ground and Common Sense : July 1988 / the Rev. Jesse Jackson --
10. Wisdom of the Ages --
The Battle Has Been Joined : January 16 1991 / President George Bush --
11. Get Personal --
Our Long National Nightmare : August 9 1974 / President Gerald Ford --
12. Statistics and Other Lies --
The Danger of Our Decade : December 18 1979 / Margaret Thatcher --
13. Closing the Speech --
You Have Summoned Me to the Highest Mission : July 26 1952 / Adlai Stevenson --
14. I Have the Honor to Present --
The Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth : July 4 1939 / Lou Gehrig --
15. More Than Words Can Say --
Gaining Strength and Respect in the World : January 20 1984 / Ambassador Jeane J. Kirkpatrick --
16. The Final Stages --
Eulogy for Richard M. Nixon : April 27 1994 / Senator Robert Dole --
17. And So to Speak --
A New Birth of Freedom : November 19, 1863 / Abraham Lincoln.

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