Obama Inaugural Speech Themes
Former presidential speechwriters talked about the ideas, themes, and values the American public wishes to hear included in President-Elect… read more
Former presidential speechwriters talked about the ideas, themes, and values the American public wishes to hear included in President-Elect Barack Obama’s Inaugural Address. Robert Schlesinger moderated.
Mary Kate Cary served as White House speechwriter for President George W. Bush from 1988 to early 1992. Terry Edmonds served as director of speechwriting during the final term of President William Jefferson Clinton. Robert Schlesinger is the author of White House Ghosts: Presidents and Their Speechwriters. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Mary Kate Cary Speech Writer (Former) White House->Office of the President
- J. Terry Edmonds Director (Former) White House->Speechwriting
- Robert Schlesinger Deputy Asst. Managing Editor U.S. News and World Report->Opinion
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