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Even snarky speechwriters praised the speech in the post-mortem.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Disney, LPL Financial and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are looking for speechwriters.

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What exactly went wrong with the Oscars disaster—and how a thoughtful public speaking pro would have avoided it.

Charles Crawford

Author, Speechwriting for Leaders
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A new university president discovers people look to her for more than administration.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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A review of the upcoming Smithsonian Channel documentary on one fine speechwriting client: President Obama.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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A newly former U.S. Surgeon General speechwriter is based in D.C. but willing to relocate.

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President Kennedy said "no president should fear public scrutiny of his program." Nixon VP Agnew called the press "nattering nabobs of negativism."

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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A veteran scribe recalls a simpler, quieter workday.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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University of Massachusetts Lowell needs someone to handle exec comms "up to 18.5 hours per week."

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The International Association of Business Communicators issues a pointed petition for the first time in its mild-mannered history.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Former Hillary Clinton ghostwriter writes juicy memoir, "Pretend I'm Not Here."

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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The only known speechwriter in the White House is embroiled in a policy power struggle.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Apropos of the Netflix series "The Crown," speechwriter Hal Gordon reminds us of Sir Lawrence Olivier's eulogy of King George VI.

Hal Gordon

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Perhaps 24 centuries of speechwriting can offer a few lessons that can guide us through our current post-truth political environment.

Isabelle Gaudeul-Ehrhart

Speechwriter
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Look no further than "The Eloquent Woman's Index of Famous Speeches by Women"—241 speeches strong!

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A short article about the long, steady rise of the teleprompter, and a speculation on the device's demise.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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For members to constructively and confidentially discuss professionally relevant aspects of fast-moving developments in Washington.

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"While our fact-checkers occasionally drove us crazy," writes former Michelle Obama speechwriter Sarah Hurwitz, "we were incredibly grateful for their work."

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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From the Rockefeller Foundation in New York to Dropbox in San Francisco to the Red Cross in Geneva, Switzerland.

Professional Speechwriters Association