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The joy of speechwriting: Lessons from a career spent speechwriting from the heart.

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Like most stories about speechwriters, the story about what Melania Trump's scribe got paid does us no favors.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Lessons in drama and rhetoric—from Lincoln, Hitler, Shakespeare and Trump.

Dain Dunston

Speechwriter
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The principal "values creativity, polished language, and ... speeches that connect and work."

Professional Speechwriters Association

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Managing a team of speechwriters—and other lessons from a former United Nations communications chief.

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Someone to help with writing, researching and proofing leadership communications.

Professional Speechwriters Association

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Donald Trump's speechwriter Stephen Miller doubles as a rousing warm-up speaker on the stump—a role rare, but not unprecedented.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Trump's candidacy has allowed Democratic Party to postpone self-definition. For now.

Jim Jaffe

Political Speechwriter
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(Versus what their moms, friends, society, communication colleagues and bosses think they do.)

Shawn Bannon

Director, Executive, Employee & HR Communications, PNC
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If we’re ready to choose the leaders of our national government based on pep rallies and 140-character tweets, we will be seeing a lot more Donald Trumps and a lot less substance in our future.

Dave Helfert

Political Communication Teacher, Johns Hopkins and University of Texas-Austin
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UBS, Law Society in London and the American Hospital Association among those seeking speechwriters.

Professional Speechwriters Association

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The conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia yield lasting lessons for speakers and writers, says Gotham Ghostwriters' Dan Gerstein.

Dan Gerstein

President, Gotham Ghostwriters
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Speechwriters are a little odd, because speechwriting is a strange job. Recruiters who are looking for normal speechwriters will look forever.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Longtime journalist calls speechwriting stint "the most interesting job that I've had in my life."

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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If you’re going to steal, steal something that has been stolen a few times before.

Hal Gordon

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Toyota, Wal-Mart, Rotary International, The College Board and the American Bar Association need speechwriting help.

Professional Speechwriters Association

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No, they don't sing about speeches, but they are erudite wiseguys, at least.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Fourth Night of the Democratic National Convention, July 28 2016

Michael Cornfield

Associate Professor of Political Management, George Washington University
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In a night of eloquent words, the jewel was a visual: A Rhetorical Recap of Third Night of the Democratic National Convention, July 27 2016

Michael Cornfield

Associate Professor of Political Management, George Washington University
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Second Night of the Democratic National Convention, July 26 2016

Michael Cornfield

Associate Professor of Political Management, George Washington University