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History of public speaking in America


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History of Public Speaking in America. - Oliver, Robert Tarbell, and Unknown
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This book traces the study of American oratory from the ministers of Colonial New England up to the time of Woodrow Wilson. Extensive attention is given to great public debates such as those between Webster and Hayne and Lincoln and Douglas. The public speaking of religious figures, lawyers, and social reformers, as well as statesmen, is discussed.

History of Public Speaking in America. 1978, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT

ISBN-13: 9780313211522

Revised edition