When They Go Low, We Go High : Speeches That Shape the World - and Why We Need Them Paperback / softback
A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR `For all those who believe in the politics of principle and hope this a wonderful reminder that they do not always lose.
For all those who despair that politics can ever be inspiring again this is a must-read to shake you out of your misery' Paddy Ashdown `By the people, for the people' `I have the heart and stomach of a king' `We shall never surrender' The right words at the right time can shape history. By analysing twenty-five of the greatest speeches ever given - delivered by iconic figures from Elizabeth I to John F.
Kennedy to Barack Obama - Philip Collins tells the story of democracy.
For it is through the finest words spoken in public that progress unfolds. When They Go Low, We Go High is a passionate defence of the power of public speaking, and an urgent - and timely - reminder of how words can change the world. `For all those who believe in the politics of principle and hope, this is a wonderful reminder that they do not always lose.
For all those who despair that politics can ever be inspiring again, this is a must read to shake you out of your miser' Paddy Ashdown
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 464 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 31/05/2018
- Category: Politics & government
- ISBN: 9780008235680
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