Chapter 16 Resources
Questions to answer
Watch the first 4 minutes, 15 seconds of this special occassion speech the President gave at the 2011 White House Correspondents Dinner.
- Which of the 4 purposes on page 447 did this speech fulfill?
- What issues discussed on pages 448-453 do you think were the most important factors in choosing the introductory elements of this special occasion speech?
- Look up some information regarding the White House Correspondents Dinner. Based on what you've read, what type of special occasion speech, as discussed on pages 454-464, is the President expected to give at this annual event?