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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

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What he said made Hunter S. Thompson go out to the car to get his tape recorder.

David Murray

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Get your client to read this phrase, and win a free membership to the PSA.

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President Obama's Farewell Address, Chicago, Jan. 10, 2017

Michael Cornfield

Associate Professor of Political Management, George Washington University
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"CrookedMedia" promises "no-bullshit conversation about politics."

David Murray

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The state of the speechwriting job market is strong.

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His speechwriting stint at the United Nations was "a great human and professional experience."

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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A professor concludes the president has somehow maintained a "mystique," even after "thousands of telepromptings."

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Stephen Miller wrote Trump's Republican National Convention Speech.; former colleague calls him a writing "machine."

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The "terminal phase" of a guided missile often makes the difference between a strike, and a strike out. Same with a speech, says speechwriter (and Navy veteran) Andrew Barlow.

Andrew Barlow

Founder, Overflow Communications
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Speechwriters sought across sectors, across the U.S.

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An interview with the first woman speechwriter on Wall Street.

Neil Hrab

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A pioneering woman speechwriter looks back on her long career.

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Is Trump's jumbled style a true asset in that it transforms his audience into a puzzle-solving team?

David Murray

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How do you muster the courage to speak plainly to a CEO? We'll find out at the CEO Communication Summit in Montreal, June 13-14.

David Murray

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A career's worth of experience yields two essential tips: Know your purpose, and know your audience.

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Speechwriters should gather the best speeches they wrote in 2016 and submit them in one of 42 categories.

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"Through his words he allowed us to make our ideas and our ideals soar."

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Speechwriters wanted for Manhattan Borough prez, University of Colorado, Xerox and a banking institution in Brussels.

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Is Trump an existential threat to speechwriters, or might his enlivening of the public debate make these jobs more important?

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day