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Presidential Speeches

These Presidential Movie Speeches Are So Inspiring, You'll Forget They're Fictional

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.28.2014 | Entertainment

On the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 28, President Barack Obama will give his annual State of the Union address. No one can inspire the hopes and dreams of...

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: The Flop That Popped (VIDEO)

Salvador Litvak | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Salvador Litvak

Tuesday, November 19, marks the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Much will be made of the most influential speech in American history, but few will realize that it was a flop in its time.

Where Have All the Great Communicators Gone?

Michael Levin | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Michael Levin

I've never heard anyone speak of receiving a life-changing tweet or a transformation-triggering text. Not gonna happen. The real problem today is that even though our leaders have pretty much nothing to say, they won't shut up.

The Greatest Presidential Speech Never Given

Oliver Noble | Posted 01.20.2013 | Entertainment

As Barack Obama is sworn in to his second term as President of the United States of America we decided to take the opportunity too look back on some o...

'Michelle, I Have Never Loved You More'

Posted 11.07.2012 | Weddings

Newly reelected President Barack Obama may have solidified his place as best presidential husband with his sweet remarks about wife Michelle in his vi...

The War Against Teleprompters!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz


THE UNPERSUADED: Who Still Listens To A President? | Ezra Klein | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

Richard Neustadt, who died in 2003, was the most influential scholar of the American Presidency. He was a founder of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Gov...

My Favorite Republican

Donald Kaul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Donald Kaul

Dwight Eisenhower was the last American president able to look the military-industrial complex in the eye and make it blink. For that, if for nothing else, we should honor him and remember his words.

Not That Kind of Inaugural Speech

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Barack Obama knows how to get wild, rapturous feedback from crowds. He knows how to set it up -- how to kick up the rhetoric a notch, and the volume a notch -- and how to get a big response.