Confessions of a Presidential Speechwriter

Craig Smith talks about his book Confessions of a Presidential Speechwriter, in which he recalls his time writing speeches for Republican presidents and… read more

Craig Smith talks about his book Confessions of a Presidential Speechwriter, in which he recalls his time writing speeches for Republican presidents and presidential candidates and explains the role of speechwriters in presidential elections.

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Long Beach, California, United States
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Apr 02, 2016 | 12:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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Sep 01, 2016 | 2:25am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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