David Cameron used a speech to explain how he has asked the Office for National Statistics to build new measures for gauging well-being and general happiness in Britain.
Theodore Sorensen, one of the few remaining speech writing links with the John F. Kennedy administration, has signed off aged 82. As the JFK speechwriter, Sorensen was responsible for most of the most notable Kennedy speeches.
Will the President’s speeches and speech making save the day mid-term? That’s the contention of New York Times columnist Frank Rich, but it’s not exactly how Bill Clinton’s former speechwriter Ted Widmer sees it.
Witness to public speaking history. This is the balcony at the Wynnstay Arms Hotel in Wrexham that’s witnessed speeches by Prime Ministers William Gladstone and David Lloyd George during its many years service to the local community.
News that Gordon Brown public speaking fees of £70,000 a speech in America are quite realistic. He’s not the most charismatic speaker, but he has the advantages of speech content, relevance and topicality. Now is the time.
Germany ace, Miroslav Klose, is showing his nerves about a speech he needs to give to colleagues to mark his 100th appearance for his country. He reached the landmark in the quarter final victory against Argentina in the FIFA world Cup in South Africa.
A Joe Biden speech in Kentucky nearly bit the dust as one of his colleagues on stage keeled over in the heat with a medical emergency. It’s every speaker’s dread that a member of the audience should keel over and require their immediate leadership. For the Vice-President of the USA that’s something he has to live with every day he’s in the job.