Michael E. Eidenmuller, Ph.D.(Tyler, Texas) is the founder of AmericanRhetoric.com and Assistant Professor of Speech Communication at the University of Texas at Tyler. He has authored various articles on rhetoric and public address in journals and books in his field. Started in July of 2001, AmericanRhetoric.com is the Internet's largest database of freely available full text and audio speeches, with more than 500 speeches available for viewing and listening. AmericanRhetoric.com is listed among The Wall Street Journal’s “favorite research” sites. The site has been the subject of feature reviews by The Hollywood Reporter, USA Weekend, The Christian Science Monitor, Editor and Publisher, and The Voice of America, among others. It has received meritorious recognition from The Chronicle of Higher Education, PC Magazine, The New York Public Libraries, Good Housekeeping, Yahoo, and USA Today. The site receives on average some 400,000 visitors per month.