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COMM 322: Argumentation and Advocacy : Transcripts/Speeches
Basic argumentation theory including analysis. Research and evidence, case construction, refutation; discursive and visual argument; diverse fields of advocacy including law, politics, organizations, interpersonal relations.
Dr. Michael Eidenmuller of the University of Texas at Tyler has created Speech Bank: a free online database with full-text, audio, and video of over 5,000 speeches. So whether you're looking for the text of Elle Wood's speech from Legally Blonde or video of Obama's last State of the Union address, this is a great place to find what you need.
American Rhetoric contains over 5,000 public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, etc. in such categories as speeches by Pres. Obama, movie speeches, and the top 100 American political speeches of the 20th century. Most are available in audio and/or video plus their transcripts. Those addresses given prior to 1900 have transcripts only.The site includes a list of major journals in communication, with links to their websites.As this is a commercial site, the ads can be annoying.