Ultimate Speed Reader

Table of Contents


  1. Becoming an Entrepreneur
  2. Corporate Referee
  3. Decline and Fall of the Edsel
  4. Disney's Success
  5. Lousy First Half
  6. Road Show
  7. Sabbaticals


  1. Hollywood's Everyman
  2. Insights of a Cartoonist
  3. John Wayne: An American Image
  4. Powerful Second Wind of the Force
  5. Steven Speilberg, Movie Maker Extraordinaire
  6. Twisters, Monkeys, and Melting, Oh My!


  1. Creativity
  2. Daydreaming
  3. Getting a Good Night's Sleep
  4. Making the Most of Your Time
  5. Workaholics
  6. Your Attention Please


  1. Christmas in July
  2. Computer-Age Orange
  3. Electric Vehicles
  4. High-Tech Dentistry
  5. The Hubble Space Telescope
  6. Hurricanes
  7. The Internet and Your Television
  8. Lasers
  9. Moon Mission
  10. Prints
  11. Technology in Education


  1. Babe
  2. Blue Blazers
  3. Everest
  4. Extreme Skiing
  5. Fast Four
  6. For Kicks
  7. The Frozen Game
  8. Good Body, Big Head
  9. Ice Princess
  10. Mary Lou Retton--Gymnast Extraordinaire
  11. Polar Bears
  12. Susan Butcher--Champion of the Iditarod
  13. Too Good to be True

Reading Techniques

  1. Average Reading Rate
  2. Avoiding Inner Speech
  3. Avoiding Regression
  4. Critical Reading
  5. The Efficient Reader
  6. Eye Movements
  7. Flow of Meaning
  8. The Inefficient Reader
  9. Peripheral Vision
  10. Reading Flexibility
  11. Reading Speeds
  12. Skimming


  1. Barnum's Ballyhoo
  2. Dr. Dorsey, Medicine Woman
  3. George Washington Carver
  4. Milk for the Masses
  5. One Woman
  6. Power by Parachute
  7. The Real McCoy
  8. A Real Rebel
  9. Role Models from the Past
  10. An Uncommon Inventor

Human Interest

  1. Acupuncture
  2. Bells Are Ringing
  3. The Bermuda Triangle
  4. Conquistador
  5. Master Spy
  6. Mata Hari
  7. Oreo Run
  8. A Running People
  9. Romantic Russian
  10. St. Bernards
  11. Voyage of Tradition

Literature (by author and title)


Speeches (by speaker)

Anthony, Susan B.                    On Woman's Right to Suffrage

Lady Astor                                 Women in Politics

King Edward VIII                      Edward VIII Gives All for Love

Kennedy, John F.                    Address to the United Nations General Assembly

                                                 Inaugural Address

King, Martin Luther                 I Have a Dream

Henry, Patrick                        Liberty or Death

Lincoln, Abraham                  Second Inaugural Speech

Roosevelt, Franklin D.          Roosevelt's First Fireside Chat

Twain, Mark                              Advice to Youth

                                                   After-Dinner Speech

                                                  Seventieth Birthday

Vest, George Graham           Tribute to the Dog

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