AROUND THE WORLD IN RHETORIC

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VITAL SPEECHES OF RECENT WEEKS

May 12, 2021
"Our election was not stolen, and America has not failed ... We must love America so much that we will never yield in her defense. That is our duty."
Liz Cheney (R-WY)
Liz Cheney (R-WY), Member, U.S. House of Representatives
May 05, 2021
"Love for a world where we don’t need to win at someone else’s expense ... where we can win together."
John Legend
John Legend, Musician
Apr 28, 2021
"I have always found goodness in the people I've met everywhere I went in the world."
Chloe Zhao
Chloe Zhao, Director, "Nomadland"
Apr 21, 2021
An excerpt from the Grand Award-winning speech for the 2021 Cicero Speechwriting Awards.
Leslie Hale
Leslie Hale, President & CEO, RLJ Lodging Trust
Apr 14, 2021
"Our policies at home and abroad must be designed to be inclusive, tackle inequality, and respect our environment."
Janet Yellen
Janet Yellen, Secretary of the Treasury, United States of America
Apr 07, 2021
"An example of what journalism should always aspire to be."
Lester Holt
Lester Holt, Anchor, NBC Nightly News
Mar 31, 2021
British speechwriting guru Simon Lancaster explains the amazing power of rhetoric as a force for good—and teaches communicators how to avoid rhetoric’s dark side.
Simon Lancaster
Simon Lancaster, Speechwriter and Rhetoric Teacher
Mar 24, 2021
"Boys, for me it cuts too close to home. Even my own mother, at the age of 10, against her will, was sexually abused before she learned about the birds and the bees."
Mason Black
Mason Black, Captain, Brisbane Boys' College
Mar 17, 2021
"While it was different for everyone, we all lost something."
Joe Biden
Joe Biden, President, United States of America
Mar 10, 2021
"Neither of these incredible generals is resting on her laurels or on her stars. They’re using their voices and actively working to change policies in the military."
Joe Biden
Joe Biden, President, United States of America