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COM 114: Informative Speech Example General Purpose: To inform. Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about the crash of TWA Flight 800. Organizational Pattern: Causal Introduction I. Attention Getter: Jill Ziemkiewicz was a 24 year old flight attendant for Trans World Airlines (TWA). Although she had been working for TWA for less than two months, she was excited about her career in the airline industry. On July 17, 1996, she was attending her first international flight, which was headed for Paris. After routine mechanical and safety checks, the plane was cleared for takeoff. Twelve minutes later, the plane exploded, killing everyone on board (Scott, 1996). II. Relevance Statement: According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (2009), approximately 1.7 million passengers fly each day in the United States. That means that, on the hour, there are 70,000 people in the air as we speak. III. Credibility Statement: As someone who travels by air several times a year, I was interested in what kinds of remedies are being taken to ensure the safety of airline passengers in light of past accidents. I have read about the 1996 crash and will report my results to you. IV.
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course COMM 114 taught by Professor Rose during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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