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The speechwriter recommends that you be a humble servant, a good student and a sincere believer in the speaker and the cause.

Lech Mintowt-Czyz

Senior Speechwriter, Shell
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JFK was to deliver it at the Dallas Trade Mart, Nov. 22, 1963. Some engineers recreated it from "phonetic units."

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The continuum of clapping.

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Vital Speeches publisher and PSA founder David Murray did not always love speeches. In fact, he is still acquiring the taste.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Presidential speechwriter will double as chief communication counsel.

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In which PSA chief David Murray realizes speechwriters aren't just agreeable customers—they're the only conceivable customers.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Leaders, speechwriters, rhetoric scholars and exec comms pros convene to get more, and give more.

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To celebrate International Women's Day, speechwriter Felicity Barber shares five examples of women making waves in public speaking.

Felicity Barber

Executive Speech Writer, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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Hilton and Nokia seek speechwriters, and University of Chicago seeks a "senior lecturer in public speaking."

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Former Republican and Democratic White House scribes host a weekly conversation "That's Red and Blue Without the Black and Blue."

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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The mild-mannered founder of the UK Speechwriters Guild was inspired by "Hamilton" to write a rap promoting his own business.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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The Wonderful Company, Facebook and the Edison Electric Institute are looking for speechwriters.

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Public speakers may soon use technology to know with mind-boggling degrees of precision what is likely to work with an audience.

Charles Crawford

Author, Speechwriting for Leaders
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Speeches are appropriate for a smaller number of purposes. But for those purposes, speeches are essential.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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A veteran speechwriter wants to know if her colleagues are thinking about shaping their speaker's legacies. Are you?

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She was the real Eloquent Woman

Felicity Barber

Executive Speech Writer, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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"The Eloquent Woman" is silent now, but the rhetoric community will benefit from her good work for many years to come.

Dana Rubin

Founder, New York Speechwriters Roundtable
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He launched a ghostwriting service that promises to spin a full-length book from "a few recorded telephone interviews." We call bullshit.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day