Solution to Part of Speech

by Aaron Dinkin, Joia Hertz, and Steve Nagy

These are Reed-Kellogg diagrams of excerpts from a few famous English-language speeches. The sentences are:

  1. "I would say to the House as I said to those who have joined this government: I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat." —Winston Churchill
  2. "So first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself." —Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  3. "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." —Martin Luther King, Jr.
  4. "I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death." —Patrick Henry
  5. "Well, I say to them tonight, there is not a liberal America and a conservative America—there is the United States of America." —Barack Obama
  6. "Some men see things as they are and say why; I dream things that never were and say why not." —Edward M. Kennedy

Take the names of the speakers and read the diagonal:


The answer to the puzzle is therefore CONRAD.