Speaker's Treasury of Anecdotes About the Famous

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Harper & Row, 1978 - Literary Criticism - 226 pages
Anecdotes about famous men and women in history, literature, the arts, sciences, and government, designed to add color and interest to speeches and presentations, are arranged under such subject headings as ingenuity, ambition, and discovery

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James C. Humes is a former speechwriter for Presidents Eisenhower, Nixon, Ford, and Reagan. He has written numerous books, including "Instant Eloquence", "Podium Humor", "The Sir Winston Method", "Citizen Shakespeare", and "The Wit & Wisdom of Winston Churchill". He lives in Philadelphia.

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