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Great Speeches

Learn from the masters by reading or listening to some of the great speeches in history.

Featured eBooks

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Open Access Podcasts

From Learn Out Loud. Listen to Great Speeches in History.

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Focus On "I Have Dream"

Watch the full speech, Martin Luther King Jr. - I Have A Dream (17:28, full version), then watch an analysis of the speech techniques (7:13) that made this speech so effective.

Focus on John F. Kennedy

Read an article from JFK's speechwriter Ted Sorensen:

Focus on Barak Obama

Watch "The 5 Communication Secrets that Swept Obama to the Presidency." Must be on campus or have a COM ID to access.

Speech Guides