Comparing the Words Spoken at US Presidential Inauguration Speeches

January 21, 2013
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(This article was originally published at information aesthetics, and syndicated at StatsBlogs.)

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US Presidential Inauguration Speeches: How Does Obama's Second Compare? [guardian.co.uk], designed by data visualization wizard Santiago Ortiz, compares the US Presidential Inauguration Speeches since Richard Nixon became president in 1969.

One can filter for those words spoken by one single president by selecting the respective president name in the color legend below. One should also note how this legend changes into a dynamic bar graph when interacting with the graph. In addition, each word can be hovered to reveal those words that are closely connected to it, or one can search and filter for specific words in the search box.

See also:
. Inaugurals: Tracking Differences between Speeches using Wordle
. Explore the Words Spoken at the Republican Convention
. State of the Union Infographics
. Presidential Speech Tag Cloud
. Power of Words
. Parsing the State of the Union
. Tokyo versus Cairo: Comparing Obama's Foreign Policy Speeches
. Capitol Words: Word Frequency from the Congressional Record



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