Speaking in Public: Buckley’s Techniques for Winning Arguments and Getting Your Point Across

By Reid Buckley
Read by Thomas Andrews

9.07 Hours 01/01/1989 unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781470887551

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With thirty years of lecturing and debating under his belt, Reid Buckley rivaled his brother Bill at the mike. He now presides over the prestigious Buckley School for Public Speaking, and this book covers many of the tips and principles taught at his school. Topics included are: defeating your nervousness; building a formidable case that will crush the opposition; developing a speech; how to gesture; one common mistake of public speakers; how to cope with a hostile press; how to dress. It’s easy to be mediocre, but if you want to give speeches that your audience will never forget, we recommend that you listen to this book.

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Summary

Summary

With thirty years of lecturing and debating under his belt, Reid Buckley rivaled his brother Bill at the mike. He now presides over the prestigious Buckley School for Public Speaking, and this book covers many of the tips and principles taught at his school. Topics included are: defeating your nervousness; building a formidable case that will crush the opposition; developing a speech; how to gesture; one common mistake of public speakers; how to cope with a hostile press; how to dress.

It’s easy to be mediocre, but if you want to give speeches that your audience will never forget, we recommend that you listen to this book.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Buckley’s witty and wordy book is directed at the person who wants to learn how to debate successfully…The pointers are pertinent and the prose polished.” Library Journal

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Author Bio: Reid Buckley

Reid Buckley was a prominent lecturer on college campuses all over the United States until his retirement from the circuit in 1982. His social and political criticism has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times and National Review. He presently runs the Buckley School of Public Speaking, from which fulcrum he has coached vice presidential and presidential candidates.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 9.07
Audience: Adult
Language: English