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Khalid Adeleke Professor Mary High CAS 100C 20 Jan. 19 Lesson 2 Assignment Part I The “Challenger Address” was aired to the nation on January 28 th , 1986, the same day the space shuttle, “Challenger” exploded in midair killing five men and two women. To honor the deceased that passed away that day, Ronald Reagan delivered a heartfelt speech instead of delivering his scheduled State of the Union address. In this speech, he delivered a eulogy on behalf of our fallen astronauts. He gave an empathetic and strategic speech to address the concerns to what the nation had seen that day. Reagan’s speech fulfilled his goals, and reasoning why the disaster happened was unknown. An investigation into it would be discussed amongst the workers at NASA and the government, as the treatment of those responsible would be investigated, according to an article titled, “The Challenger Disaster and the Revival of Rhetoric in Organizational Life” written by Alan G. Gross and Arthur Walzer, According to the readings in the textbook the elements of a rhetorical speech need to be considered during a speech. The audience listening to the speaker, the speaker themselves, the

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