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Man kan lade eleverne inddrage kommunikationssituationen (krisetale vs. planlagt tale):
Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward. And freedom will be defended. [...] Make no mistake, the United States will hunt down and punish those responsible for these cowardly acts.
I've been in regular contact with the Vice President, Secretary of Defense, the national security team, and my cabinet. We have taken all appropriate -- appropriate security precautions to protect the American people.
Our military at home and around the world is on high alert status. And we have taken the necessary security precautions to continue the functions of your government. (George W Bush, 11 September, 2001)
I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you've bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush for his service to our nation, as well as the generosity and cooperation he has shown throughout this transition. [...] At these moments, America has carried on not simply because of the skill or vision of those in high office, but because We the People have remained faithful to the ideals of our forebearers [sic], and true to our founding documents. (Barack Obama, First Presidential Inaugural Address, 20 January 2009)