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Speechy keen: Understanding intentional and unintentional messages from GOP Convention speakers

by Patt Morrison

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, on August 28, 2012 during the Republican National Convention. STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images

Ann Romney and Governor Chris Christie had their moments in the big Republican spotlight last night as the end-of-the-night speakers at the GOP Convention in Tampa. Which words were spoken when, how they were spoken, and what went unsaid might tell us something more about the speakers and their messages to the nation. Does a smile or a blink inform a phrase? What about word choice?


Is there really a sin of omission in a political speech?


Bob Stern, Former President of the Center for Governmental Studies

Dr. Jack Brown, physician and Body Language Expert; he writes the blog

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