Speechwriter, Q.E.D.

Veteran speechwriter James C. Humes, who passed away on August 21 at the age of 85, was a speechwriter to five successive Republican presidents, from Eisenhower to George H.W. Bush.  …

Airlines, united

Airline CEOs and union leaders gathered in a joint event outside the U.S. Capitol Tuesday to plead for another $28 billion in federal aid for their industry, according to CNN. “The …

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 …