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Great Speeches for Better Speaking Listen and Learn from History's Most Memorable Speeches

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ISBN-10: 0071472290

ISBN-13: 9780071472296

Edition: 2008

Authors: Michael E. Eidenmuller

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List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 6/25/2008
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

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.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Great Debate
Situation: Ronald Reagan's Space Shuttle Challenger Address
Content: Edward M. Kennedy's "Faith and Country, Tolerance and Truth in America"
Structure: Douglas MacArthur's Thayer Award Acceptance Address
Style: John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address
Delivery: Barbara Jordan's Statement on the Articles of Impeachment
Special Rhetorical Tactics: Mary Fisher's 1992 Republican National Convention Address
Great Speechmaking
Speech Transcripts in Their Entirety
Glossary
References