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Speech Communication: Great Speeches

This study guide provides options to start the research process of finding resources for a speech presentation.

Web resources on Biography

Google Web Search

Presidential Speeches and other online historical resources

American Presidency Project
A resource with "authoritative, non-partisan on-line source for presidential public documents."

American Rhetoric
"Database of and index to 5000+ full text, audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and a declaration or two."

History and Politics Out Loud
An archive of primary source items of history and politics

Peer-Reviewed Articles

A video that explains what peer-reviewed articles are, presented by NCSU.

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