When They Go Low, We Go High
Explore the power of speeches with "When They Go Low, We Go High" by Philip Collins. Delve into the most notable speeches in history, analyzing their rhetorical strategies and their profound impact on society. From Thomas Jefferson to Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson, JFK, Martin Luther King Jr., and more, discover the hidden tricks and techniques used by these great speakers. With sensitivity and a touch of humor, Collins brings these historical moments to life, showcasing the lasting impact of iconic figures like Elizabeth I and Winston Churchill. Reflect on the transformative potential of words and the urgent call to protect democracy in a world shaped by influential speeches.
When First Lady Michelle Obama delivered her iconic "when they go low, we go high" speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, little did she know that it would become a rallying cry for the political left and a source of inspiration for those fighting against oppression around the world. In his book "When They Go Low, We Go High," political speechwriter Philip Collins delves into the realm of powerful speeches, analyzing their rhetorical strategies and their profound impact on society.
The Unforgettable Speeches that Shaped History
Collins takes us on a captivating journey through time and geography, exploring the most notable speeches throughout history. From the eloquent words of Thomas Jefferson, drawing inspiration from Cicero and Pericles, to the resonating speeches of Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson, JFK, Martin Luther King Jr., and more, we gain insight into the art of persuasive oratory.
Uncovering the Secrets of Persuasion
Through his meticulous analysis, Collins reveals the hidden tricks and techniques used by these great speakers to captivate and move their audiences. He sheds light on the rhetorical devices employed by iconic figures such as Elizabeth I and Winston Churchill, showcasing their lasting impact on society.
Humanity, Humor, and Contextualization
With sensitivity and a touch of humor, Collins tells the stories behind these influential speeches. He examines the revolutionary writings of Castro, Pankhurst, and Mandela, and their role in shaping democracy. By bringing these historical moments to life, Collins deepens our understanding of the power of public speaking and its ability to propagate and protect democracy.
A Call to Action
In "When They Go Low, We Go High," Collins reminds us of the transformative potential of words. He reflects on the speeches of great leaders like Barack and Michelle Obama, Margaret Thatcher, Hitler, and Elie Wiesel, revealing the profound impact their words had on society. It is a powerful reminder that when men and women of influence speak, their words have the power to shape the world.
A Word from the Author
Philip Collins, a renowned political speechwriter, brings his expertise and passion to this thought-provoking book. Drawing on his extensive knowledge and experience, he illuminates the art of persuasive oratory with depth, insight, and engaging storytelling. "When They Go Low, We Go High" is a captivating exploration of the power of words and a rallying cry for the preservation and advancement of democracy.
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