Commonwealth National Podcast

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


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.