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

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Former Hillary Clinton ghostwriter writes juicy memoir, "Pretend I'm Not Here."

David Murray

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The only known speechwriter in the White House is embroiled in a policy power struggle.

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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

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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.

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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."

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From the Rockefeller Foundation in New York to Dropbox in San Francisco to the Red Cross in Geneva, Switzerland.

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"Truth is the foundation of all effective communications," says chair of the Public Relations Society of America.

David Murray

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To serious practitioners, leadership communication means much more than just writing speeches; it means making myths.

David Murray

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Princess Cruises needs someone to work in D.C. or California, and the Population Council needs someone in New York.

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By failing to adjust his rhetoric to the strategic circumstances of the Inauguration, President Trump bolstered his opposition.

Michael Cornfield

Associate Professor of Political Management, George Washington University
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Amid many boycott threats, one group of Americans will watch the 2017 inaugural speech: People who read Vital Speeches of the Day.

David Murray

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CEO credibility fell by 12 percentage points globally, and the credibility of government officials isn't high either.

David Murray

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President-Elect Trump posts this photograph on Twitter, claiming it pictures him writing his own inaugural address. Very dishonest!

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Xerox, University of Pittsburgh, J.P. Morgan and USAA among organizations seeking speechwriters.

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Speechwriting guru Bob Lehramn argues that scholars and other critics who decry President-Elect Trump's simple language are missing the point.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day