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Public Speaking Resources
Speaker's Labs Website
Follow this link to get to Butler Speaker's Lab! The PDFs below are all their resources!
Learn By Example: Great Speeches
Vital Speeches of the Day
Link to online journal content. Available from 1934-present.
Includes an online speech bank with video, audio, and transcripts.
Gifts of Speech: Women's Speeches from Around the World
Gifts of Speech is a non-profit project, sponsored by Sweet Briar College, dedicated to preserving and creating access to speeches by inspirational, influential and contemporary, women from around the world. It only includes transcripts for included speeches.
History Channel: Famous Speeches & Audio
Includes video and audio for famous speeches on a variety of topics.
British Library Sounds
Wide range of audio for topics including accents and dialect, oral history, and sound recording history.
American RadioWorks: Say It Plain, Say It Loud
African American Speeches. Offers background information, transcripts, and audio.
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Videos about Public Speaking
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