Obama Administration Speeches and Rhetoric

Political speechwriters and other communications professionals talked about the rhetoric used by President Obama in his public… read more

Political speechwriters and other communications professionals talked about the rhetoric used by President Obama in his public speeches. Among the topics they addressed were the speech writing process, public perceptions of presidential speeches, and the uses of different forms of political rhetoric. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.

“Speechwriters Meet Scholars: Presidential Rhetoric in the Age of Obama” was a session of the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association at the Washington Hilton. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Vinca LaFleur Speech Writer (Former) White House
  • Elvin T. Lim Assistant Professor Wesleyan University->Government Department
  • John McConnell Speech Writer White House->Office of the Vice President
  • Jeff Shesol Speech Writer (Former) White House
  • Colleen J. Shogan Assistant Director Congressional Research Service->Government and Finance Division
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Program ID:
295301-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 2, 2010
Last Aired:
Oct 4, 2010

Airing Details

  • Sep 02, 2010 | 8:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 07, 2010 | 8:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 08, 2010 | 4:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 04, 2010 | 12:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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