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Dissecting speeches from the Democratic Convention

August 29, 2008 |  9:20 am

Take a look at what was said during the Democratic National Convention in Denver -- a real close look. Drag the slider below to see the most common words used in key speeches.

What is this?

It's called a tag cloud, and its purpose is to show the most commonly used words in speeches delivered at the Democratic National Convention.

Scroll through tag clouds of the convention's key speeches using the slider tool. The relative sizes of the words correspond to the frequency with which they appear in each speech. Some commonly used words like "the," "our" and "from" have been omitted.