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Ronald Reagan: The Great Communicator
This definitive collection edits together over 100 clips of Ronald Reagan speaking—including television appearances, press conferences, addresses to Congress and the U.N., speeches at political conventions and even a few snippets from his movie career—into four 90 to 120 minute themed retrospectives. No narration or "expert" commentary clutters this pure unadulturated Reagan DVD, boiled down to pithy, punchy sound bites (as well as an archive of 28 lengthier exerpts).
Cat. # 9730D
GREAT SPEECHES VOLUME 24
Cat. # 9053D
CONQUERING DEATH BY POWERPOINT
THE 7 RULES OF VISUAL DESIGN
Learn how to avoid "Powerpoint Poisoning" and deliver presentations that provoke and persuade.
This program teaches modern presentation design and shows how to write and perform computer-based presentations. Noted communications expert J. Douglas Jeffreys highlights the link between design and delivery, introduces the seven basic rules of presentation design and explains how properly constructed slides can deliver an effective message.
Cat. # 9723D
GREAT SPEECHES VOLUME 1
Cat. # 1005D
That's Not What I Meant: Language, Culture & Meaning
Deborah Tannen revolutionized our understanding of gender and communication. Now, for the first time on video, Tannen takes you on an intellectual journey to the very core of how men and women use language, and why communication between the sexes so often goes awry.
The Inauguration of Barack Obama
On January 20, 2009 change came to Washington. Relive this extraordinary event. This DVD preserves this historic moment including the oath of office and inaugural address in their entirety, the election night victory speech, Aretha Franklin's performance of "My Country Tis' of Thee," interviews with the Obamas and other notables.
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He Said, She Said: Gender Language & Communication
With linguistic and psychological brush strokes, Tannen mixes scholarly research and familiar examples from everyday life on her canvas. In this illuminating and entertaining presentation, Tannen paints a colorful road map through the complex gender maze of why we speak the way we do, and why others so frequently don't hear what we mean. For the basic course this DVD describes basic communication problems and prescribes constructive solutions.
War Made Easy
This award-winning DVD examines 50 years of government spin joined by media cheerleading that persuaded the nation into one war after another from Vietnam to Iraq. Remarkable archival footage of rhetorical devices employed by Presidents from LBJ to George W. Bush shows how administrations of both parties have relied on hyperbole and media support to sell the necessity of war to succeeding generations of American people. This fascinating documentary highlights persuasive techniques employed by political leaders and the media.
Cat. # 9734D
Bill Clinton: Speeches of the Presidential Years 1993-2001
This DVD offers key rhetorical moments from nine major speeches given by the president whose administration boasted record domestic prosperity and a foreign policy free of American combat deaths by enemy fire. From his first inaugural to the Oklahoma City Memorial Service to his farewell address to the nation, this collection presents a glimpse into rhetorical skills of the 42nd President of the United States.
Cat. # 9728D
The 5 Communication Secrets That Swept Obama to the Presidency
He changed history through the power of communication. In 2004, his name was unknown to 90% of Americans. Then, in one 16-minute speech, he mesmerized the world. In a mere four years, Barack Obama skyrocketed to the Presidency of the United States. How did he do it? Communication expert Richard Greene explores the 5 Secrets that ignited Barack Obama's campaign and rise to the top.
Cat. # 9727D
90 MINUTES TO KILLER PRESENTATION SKILLS
Learn to implement the 3-step technique used by JFK, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and other great speakers to persuade & inspire audiences of 10 to 10,000!
Great speakers are not born they are trained. This critically acclaimed DVD will help you acquire "The Skills" and say goodbye to fear, sweat and 'practice, practice, practice'. No self-hypnosis, no fuzzy neuro-reprogramming, no reliance on "positive thinking" excercises that fail you at the worst time. This unique training process is now available to you in an entertaining and engaging 90-minute video.
Cat. # 9724D
SUCCESSFUL SPEAKING: DEVELOPING LISTENING SKILLS
Improve your listening ability and capitalize on the benefits of better listening skills!
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Cat. # 2591D