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    Gesture Like Hillary

    Check out this great series of gifs showing Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi testimony. They show the power of gesture—the combination of facial expressions and body language that spices oratory and argument. For centuries, rhetoric students learned gesture as part of their students. Let’s bring it back, starting with Prof. Clinton.

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