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In his article “The Power of Words,” author and attorney Talmage Boston describes the methods for effective public speaking used by Churchill and encourages lawyers to incorporate them into their own presentations.

Key components in Churchill’s speech-composition and speaking method include his “scaffolding of rhetoric,” the importance of resolute honesty, and the need to inspire, entertain and connect with the audience. Relying on accounts from Andrew Roberts’ celebrated biography of Britain’s eminent prime minister, Churchill: Walking with Destiny, Boston gives detailed descriptions of Churchill’s communication methods and many anecdotes illustrating the prime minister’s uses of these key components.

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