Barack Obama’s speechmaking skills have drawn comparisons to JFK and have helped to fuel his momentum. On Presidents Day, we look at how today’s campaign speeches compare to those throughout history.

Michael Cohen, professional speechwriter and author of "Live from the Campaign Trail: The Greatest Presidential Campaign Speeches of the Twentieth Century and How They Shaped Modern America"
Robin Lakoff, professor of linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley
Peter Robinson, research fellow at the Hoover Institution, former special assistant to and speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan and author of "How Ronald Reagan Changed My Life"

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