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One of the most distinctive features of Sisi's speechmaking has been his outlook on Islam and society.
Assad's political future and a healthy, prosperous future for Syria are simply incompatible -- the entire world knows this and the less time that is wasted on exercises in speechmaking such as Geneva II, the better.
His analysis was written as the war was starting to move in the allies' favor, and shows that British officers had started noticing signs of developing paranoia in Hitler's speechmaking and a growing preoccupation with what he called "the Jewish poison.
A multistrand criss-crosser about strangers connected by an act of violence on a sweltering day, this drama by Filipino helmer Lawrence Fajardo creates vivid snapshots of Manila street life but loses impact with unsubtle speechmaking in the tragedy's aftermath.
If, by his own admission, Ed Miliband is no Tony Blair when it comes to speechmaking, then David Cameron is no Winston Churchill either.
They mostly avoided lots of policy speechmaking (thus avoiding the rigors of travel then, too), wrote moderately worded public letters responding to "citizen groups," and, most significantly, used their own sponsored newspapers in Washington to let the public know what they were thinking.
And of course there will be much speechmaking about shared values of the two large multi- ethnic multi- religious democracies and the common challenges that India and the United States face.
Speechmaking is not to be discounted in the presidency.
But at his request, there will not be a gift presentation or speechmaking Tuesday night; he's been there and done that before, having previously served one term in 1996-97, and sees no reason to go through it again.
Scott and Welton leave behind the speechmaking competition, however, in favor of a different sort of intertextuality, namely that between the Symposium and Republic.
Obama's speech contained nothing but "verbal eloquence," as if the holy month of Ramadan was devoted to a contest in English literature and speechmaking.
Also, the actors do the best they can with roles that morph increasingly into speechmaking.
Their careful assessment of presidential speechmaking confirms what many observers have already intuited: beginning with Ronald Reagan, a new political strategy based on appealing to conservative Christian communities, has become standard practice in presidential politics.
Coverage includes an introductory overview of the period, FDR's speechmaking and leadership, medical metaphors and the role of the physician in FDR's "fireside chats," the development and reception of FDR's first inaugural address, Farm Security Administration photography and New Deal visual culture, Eleanor Roosevelt's changes to the rhetorical role of First Lady, the rhetoric of Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins, the Congressional debate over Roosevelt's 1937 "court-packing" plan, the rhetorical career of United Mine Workers of America's president John L.