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Professor MacAuslan's Fall 2021 Public Speaking: Speeches to Watch

Student selections -- the Good, the Bad, and the So-so September 2021

Good

Miller Center: June 26, 1963: "Ich bin ein Berliner" Speech

Link to transcript.

Lou Gehrig's Farewell Speech

C-SPAN: President-Elect Obama's Victory Speech

Emma Watson at the HeForShe Campaign 2014 -- Official UN Video

Fred Hampton on the need for working-class unity from the Hampton Institute.

Dave Chappelle accepts the 2019 Mark Twain Prize -- from the Kennedy Center

from C-SPAN, President Obama delivers a eulogy for state Senator Clementa Pinckney, who was one of nine victims in the June 17, 2015 shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Meghan Markle, speech at UN Women on March 13, 2015

K-pop group BTS' speech at the United Nations on September 24, 2018, from the Washington Post.

Bad

This clip on YouTube is not from a media outlet. See also: Billboard magazine's 2009 VMAs Oral History: What You Didn't See When Kanye West Rushed the Stage on Taylor Swift.

From C|NET, Michael Bay quits Samsung's press conference

From PBS New Hour

July 21, 2015 Presidential Candidate Donald Trump Campaign Event in South Carolina from C-SPAN Road to the White House 2016

Westboro Baptist Church Defends Extreme Speech from PBS NewsHour

President Reagan's Address to the Nation on Iran-Contra Affair from the Oval Office, August 12, 1987 from the Reagan Library

So-so

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