Martin Luther King and the art of making speeches

The secret of Martin Luther King’s great speech in 1963

The secret of a making great speech

Martin Luther King had a dream – but he also knew the secret of making a great speech.
He developed a spectacular speech-making formula that won his audience over.

What was Martin Luther King’s secret?

He spoke in short bursts and used powerful rhetorical devices such as repetition, metaphors and visual words.
If you want to see why it had such impact, take a look at presentation guru Nancy Duarte’s visual analysis of his famous 1963 speech. See: