548May 1, 2012
Moderate Republicans and the Rise of the Tea Party
Election scholars spoke about growing division and partisanship in the political culture over the past few decades, with a focus on divisions in the Republican Party leading to declining influence ...
1,714Apr 18, 2011
Nixon White House Speechwriters
A group of former speechwriters for President Richard Nixon discussed their experience. Among the topics they addressed were the craft of speech writing, major events and speeches during the ...
181Jun 21, 2008
Writing the Inaugural Address
Former presidential speech writers Ray Price, Patrick Anderson, and Don Baer talked about the dynamics of successful speeches, focusing on the inaugural address. Topics included the elements of ...
479Jun 20, 2008
Writing the State of the Union Address
Former presidential speechwriters talked about writing the State of the Union address. Topics included the process and various stages of writing the speech, number of drafts, Presidential ...