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Great orators

If we look at history, we can identify politicians who were renowned for their capacity for all three types of oratory – ceremonial, forensic and deliberative – listed in my previous post.  In the United States, a good example at … Continue reading

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An audience with Sir Peter

On Tuesday evening, I attended the second in the series of Speaker’s Lectures on great parliamentarians.  It was given by the Father of the House of Commons, Sir Peter Tapsell, MP for Louth and Horncastle, on F. E. Smith (later … Continue reading

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