As we begin the semester, let’s look at the most famous living professional speaker, President Obama.

First, view his recent Address at the University of Buffalo. Is his style Extemporaneous, Memorized, or Manuscript Reading? How can you tell? Does he keep you interested? Why or why not?

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Next, view January’s State of the Union Address and comment on his delivery style, content, argument structure, your emotional responses, or your logical reactions (agree/disagree and why). Explain your reasoning and give examples and support for your comments.

Here’s another recent excerpt from your peer, Ed Harris.

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