Great Presidential Orators

By February 18, 2013March 30th, 2020SpeakerToolbox

Today is President’s Day, the day Americans honor the legacies of all the U.S. presidents.

To help celebrate the day, I invite you to take a few minutes and share who you believe are the Top Five Presidential Orators of modern times. Pick your top 5…and let us know who #1 is!


For fun, compare your answers to Richard Greene’s ranking in his book, ‘Words That Shook the World: The 1st Decade of the 21st Century.” Greene ranked the top five presidential orators since 1933 as…

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#5.  Bill Clinton
#4.  Ronald Reagan
#3.  Barack Obama
#2.  Franklin D. Roosevelt
#1.  John F. Kennedy

Please share your assessment with us in the comment section below.

Click here to read Green’s full assessment.