Book Discussion on What I Saw at the Revolution
Former presidential speech writer Peggy Noonan talked about her book What I Saw at the Revolution: A Political Life in the Reagan Era. She… read more
Former presidential speech writer Peggy Noonan talked about her book What I Saw at the Revolution: A Political Life in the Reagan Era. She answered her critics and talked of the publicity surrounding the book. Once a writer for newscaster Dan Rather, Ms. Noonan was a speech writer for Ronald Reagan during the last half of his presidency. She also wrote the well-known “thousand points of light” acceptance speech that George Bush delivered at the 1988 Republican convention. In addition to discussing her experiences at the White House, she reflected on the role of speech writers in politics and discussed her own political beliefs. close
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