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July 5, 2019

Vulnerable, Courageous: Speaking to Defy the Odds


Alumni , Public Speaking , Tips

Public speaking skills help prison inmates restore self-esteem and succeed on the outside. No one knows that better than Quan Huynh. Here's how he's using his voice to help other incarcerated men and women defy the odds...

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July 4, 2019

Douglass: 'What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?'


Significant Speeches , Great Speeches , On This Day , Resources , Public Speaking

On July 5, 1852, Frederick Douglass believed his well-timed remarks would get noticed. It's become one of the most important speeches in American history.

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July 1, 2019

Poem to Read Aloud: I Hear America Singing


Poems to Read Aloud , Public Speaking , The Buckley Experience , Resources

When you tire of hearing America shoot off its July 4th fireworks, improve your public speaking (and soothe your jangled nerves) with these lines from one of America's most influential poets.

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