Prominent Public Speaker


Choose either a historical figure or a contemporary speaker for this assignment (excluding Steve Jobs). Consider: (a) biographical background about the speaker; (b) the importance of public speaking in her or his career; (c) major ideas of her or his speeches; (d) analysis of the speaker’s techniques, including organization, language, and delivery. Explain why you think this person is a great speaker. Make sure you conduct a substantial amount of research. You can consult the Top 100 American Speeches of the 20th Century, which is available through Your presentation should be approx. 10-15 minutes long and accompanied by slides. Use photographs, consider showing video clips of your subject in action. Provide a full bibliography, listing resources used. no slides needed, i need you to write a speech, and make sure you are following all criterias.