American Leaders Speak
This site, from the Library of Congress American Memory Project, "consists of fifty-nine sound recordings of speeches by American leaders from 1918-1920. The speeches focus on issues and events surrounding the First World War and the subsequent presidential election of 1920."
Big Dog's Presentation Skills Page
This site gives great guidelines for preparing and giving speeches. It includes sections on body language, active listening, nerves, and tips & techniques.
Effective Speech Writing
This About.com site provides a good overview of how to write a great speech and also provides links to other articles that may assist you in the speech writing process.
Women's Speeches from around the World
This site allows you to search or browse for speeches by year or speaker name, and has links to Nobel lectures. From Sweet Briar College, a women's college founded in 1901 in Virginia.
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November 7, 2008