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The Fight for Public Speaking

It should be more than just reading and writing

The Fight for Public Speaking
Walter Bowne discusses the significance of Patrick Henry’s “Give Me Liberty, Or Give Me Death” on YouTube

In the film Darkest Hour, Winston Churchill searches for his copy of Cicero — that Roman politician and lawyer who so excelled in the art of public speaking. Churchill was composing a speech and needed guidance.

So why aren’t we, in education, turning to Churchill and Cicero? Professor John Hale states in his…

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Walter Bowne

Walter Bowne

This poet-angel-hipster dude from Jersey writes satire, humor, fiction, poetry, essays on music, travel, gardening, and his belly button. He’s a trophy husband.