Commonwealth National Podcast

Carol A. Fleming: A New Birth of Eloquence: What We Can Learn About Powerful Speaking from the Gettysburg Address

Duration: 
1:03:41

Carol A. Fleming, Ph.D., Speaking Coach

What makes Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address the most admired speech in American history? In just two minutes (and 272 words), this speech changed a nation and the course of history. Fleming helps us learn the techniques of eloquence and inspiration from Lincoln in one of the most-quoted speeches in U.S. history.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on February 12, 2009.