Skip to main content
Public Speaking and the Arts of Persuasion
Search this Guide
Public Speaking and the Arts of Persuasion: Websites
Selecting a Topic
Finding Articles and Statistics
TED TALKS: Ideas Worth Spreading
Websites with Videos and Media of Speeches
Archive of speeches and rhetoric; includes an online speech bank with 5000+ speeches in a variety of formats.
Say It Plain, Say It Loud: A Century of Great African-American Speeches
Highlights speeches by an eclectic mix of black leaders whose impassioned, eloquent words continue to affect the ideas of a nation and the direction of history.
This I Believe: NPR
Listen to Americans from all walks of life sharing the personal philosophies and core values that guide their daily lives.
Vital Speeches of the Day YouTube Channel
An unbiased look at the most important speeches from today's top speech givers: The most effective rhetoric by leaders in the public and private sectors.
Fact Checking Resources
A nonpartisan, nonprofit consumer advocate that a seeks to reduce deception and confusion in U.S. politics. Monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players.
Seeks to sort out the truth in politics." Check out the Truth-O-Meter to gauge which statements earn true, false, or pants on fire
True story or urban legend? Snopes investigates rumors to separate fact from fiction.
Provides feature articles on speech writing, delivery techniques, PowerPoint and visuals, and speaker habits. Offers tips, insights, and strategies which help you become a confident and effective speaker.
Mar 20, 2018 11:47 AM
Login to LibApps
Report a problem.
Religion and Philosophy