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Obama's speech difference between preaching, politics

4:54 PM, Aug. 30, 2013
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A speech at the Lincoln Memorial, on the 50th anniversary of perhaps the greatest American speech since Lincoln breathed his last, is a speechwriter's nightmare. It's comparable to crafting Memorial Day remarks for delivery at Gettysburg, or coming up with a new angle for a speech at Pointe du Hoc. The historical stage is already fully occupied. It's like lighting a bonfire on the surface of the sun.

The Rev. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech was not only an example of skilled rhetoric; it was a moment of culmination. It was the culmination of a literary form: African-American ...

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