"Would you mind if I address the crowd? You can't expect a politician to give up an opportunity like this."

A public speaking, a speech, an address, or an oratory was the act if giving a speech by an individual with the purpose of encouraging, informing, berating, ordering, or remembering. One who was proficiently gifted at the art of public speaking was known as an orator.

In 2161, Captain Jonathan Archer gave an important speech at the founding of the alliance which would later lead into the United Federation of Planets. Deanna Troi had to memorize this speech in grammar school. (ENT: "These Are the Voyages...")

In 2256, Saru gave a recorded speech at the funeral of Captain Philippa Georgiou. (DIS: "Context Is for Kings")

Captain Jean-Luc Picard assumed that the speeches given at the Admirals' Banquet in 2370 would be boring. (TNG: "Phantasms")

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