The Secrets of the Great Communicators

Australia, 1992

Film
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The ability to involve an audience, to change people’s thinking and elicit a desired response, is a skill which can be learned and in this video Peter Thompson analyses the techniques which have been used by some admired and effective communicators. Included are examples from Winston Churchill, Laurence Olivier, Bob Ansett, John Kennedy and in conclusion a lengthy extract from Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech is shown.

Credits

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

producer

Peter Thompson

director
Duration

00:42:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1992

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302775

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Public speaking

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Public speaking

History → Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Public speaking

People → Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947

People → King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

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Sound

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Colour

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VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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