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The 11 videos and supporting print material provide Legion posts, departments a detailed overview on how to conduct a successful program.
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Agnes Rieger of Kansas City is crowned the 2013 American Legion National Oratorical champion.
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Missouri, South Carolina and South Dakota advance to the 76th Oratorical finals on Sunday. Watch the finals live at 10 a.m. (EDT) on legiontv.org.
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Semifinals begin at 3:15 p.m. (EDT). The top three finalists will advance to the championship on Sunday.
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New Hampshire is the only American Legion department to conduct a Junior High Oratorical Program for youth in grades six through eight.
Watch the championship finals live April 21 on www.legiontv.org.
Jake Bayliss from Nevada conducts a toiletries drive to aid veterans at a nearby VA hospital.
2012 Oratorical champion, Rebecca Frazer, shares insight on the contest and the importance of understanding the Constitution.
Rebecca Frazer from Morgantown, Ind., is The American Legion's 75th High School Oratorical Scholarship Program champion.
Contestants from Idaho, Minnesota and Indiana will compete Sunday during the championship finals, which will be broadcast live on www.legion.org at 10 a.m. EDT.
Finalists will be determined later today; finals will be streamed live on legion.org Sunday at 10 a.m.
The American Legion’s 75th High School Oratorical Program will be streamed live Sunday during the championship finals.
The 52 contestants participating in the Legion’s 75th High School Oratorical Scholarship Program convene in Indianapolis April 13-15.
Legion's Oratorical Contest and the NFL offer students an opportunity to supplement their experiences in speech and debate.
The Legion’s 2011 Oratorical champion, Anisha Gururaj, gives insight into the title of her oration and wisdom to those looking to participate in the contest.
Anisha Gururaj from Chesterfield, Mo., took first-place during Sunday's American Legion High School Scholarship Program championship finals.
During tomorrow's American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program championship finals, streamed live here at 10 a.m. EDT, Ohio, California and Missouri will vie for first place.
The top three contestants competing for the winning title and an $18,000 scholarship during the Oratorical championship finals will once again be aired live.
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The 53 contestants participating in The American Legion’s 74th National Oratorical High School Contest have been finalized.
Victoria (Tori) Beth Black, winner of the 73rd National High School Oratorical Scholarship Program, discusses the days following up to the event and her exciting win.
The American Legion National Oratorical Championship Contests started with 53 outstanding competitors and ended with another deserving champion, Tori Beth Black from Iva, S.C.
Tori Beth Black earns $18,000 scholarship with a first-place finish in 73rd National Oratorical Contest.
Contestants from Alabama, South Carolina and Vermont will compete today for the $18,000 first-place scholarship. The finals will be broadcast live at 10 a.m. at www.legion.org.
Saturday marks the kick-off date for The American Legion National Oratorical Championship Contest. Sunday's finals will again appear in a live webcast.
On April 11, The American Legion National Oratorical Championship Contest will be streamed live via the Legion's Web site.
Involved with the program for more than 20 years, Lee Harris shares his insight on The American Legion's National Oratorical Championship Contest.
March 8 is the deadline for American Legion state departments to submit the names of winners participating in the Legion's 73rd National Oratorical Championship Contest to national headquarters.
Co'Relous Bryant, the 2007 American Legion's National High School Oratorical champion, is putting what he learned in the contest toward his experiences at New York University.
Growing up in southern Idaho, CNN co-founder Lou Dobbs was once an Oratorical Contest state champion.
High school senior Andrew Dykstal from Lafayette, Ind., won first place in The American Legion National High School Oratorical Scholarship Program in Indianapolis April 18-19. He was awarded an $18,000 scholarship.