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Month of the Orator

During the month of August, the following orators were born: Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769), Frederick Douglass (11 August 1841) Fidel Castro (13 August 1927) Bill Clinton (19 August 1946) and Barack Obama (4 August 1961). On 28 August 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his ‘I have a dream’ speech.

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Why was Tony Blair eloquent?

“Tony Blair’s (former UK Prime Minister) effectiveness as a speaker came from the overwhelming impression he gave, that even when he contradicted himself, at the moment he spoke a given sentence he believed it in his very sinews.”

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