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Political rhetoric: Expert analyzes JFK speech

17 Jan


(On Jan. 20, 1961, President John F. Kennedy delivered what many experts consider one of the best Presidential Inauguration speeches. Elizabeth Zoufal—a speech consultant, rhetoric teacher and coach of the debate team in the College of Communication at DePaul University—analyzes Kennedy’s speech and what made it so effective.)

By Elizabeth Zoufal

This week marks the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inaugural speech, a speech that continues to guide our nation and shape our values. It seems opportune, therefore, to take a moment to re-examine Kennedy’s rhetoric.

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Voting naked in Illinois: no lines and no waiting

28 Sep

By Ally Clark

Yes, it’s true: This year Illinois voters can cast their ballots sitting on their couch, naked.  Simply check out the website Vote Naked Illinois.

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