Biden’s speech tonight: A speechwriter’s preview

What should speechwriters, especially, be watching for during Joe Biden’s acceptance speech tonight, at the Democratic National Convention? Co-author of The Political Speechwriter’s Companion and PSA Advisory Counselor Robert Lehrman writes in The …

Exec comms pros, united

Something’s happening here. Last week, more than 100 CEOs and former CEOs released a letter calling on Congress to pass long-term relief for small businesses. And this week, CEOs of 27 …

Eisenhower speechwriter dies

Former President Eisenhower speechwriter Bob Kieve died on Sunday, at 98. He served in Eisenhower’s first term before going on to a colorful career as an independent radio station owner in San …

Book Review: A Feast of Speeches

Review of: Transatlantic Rhetoric – Speeches from the American Revolution to the Suffragettes by Tom Wright For more than 10 years, Tom Wright of the University of Sussex has concentrated his scholarly energies on …