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The Lost Art of the Great Speech: How to Write It * How to Deliver It by Richard Dowis

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Speech anthologies

  • Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History, revised and expanded edition, 1997, a collection of some two hundred speeches, compiled and introduced by William Safire. Published by W. W. Norton, New York. Safire's analyses and insightful commentary make this book well worth a place in any speaker's or speech writer's library. Includes a remarkable variety of speech types—inspirational, farewell, commencement, sermons, lectures, political.

  • The Business Speaker's Almanac, edited by Jack Griffin and Alice Marks, published by Prentice Hall, 1994. Includes forty-four of the best speeches of the year by business executives. Chapter topics include management, research and development, education and business in the world market, competing ...

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