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... speakers would think twice before throwing their speechwriters under the bus.

David Murray

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Surround yourself with speechwriting mentors, peers and potential protégés IN FIVE MINUTES: Join the Professsoinal Speechwriters Association.

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After press club debacle, Canadian pol promises never to try to be edgy again.

David Murray

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We'll miss Zinsser; and so will our writing.

David Murray

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NPR compiles "best commencement speeches ever," dating back to 1774

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Through a wealth of documents, the Morgan Library & Museum exhibits Lincoln's rhetorical greatness, but can't explain it.

Dana Rubin

Founder, New York Speechwriters Roundtable
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A baseball manager eschewed a pep talk in favor of what he called a "fact talk." And it worked!

David Murray

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Can a big-city mayor make a difference with rhetoric? The late Chicago Mayor Harold Washington had a speechwriter who tried.

Neil Hrab

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Prudential Financial, Independence Blue Cross, Sprint and Google are all seeking scribes.

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A believer in rhetorical authenticity, this Chicago panhandler acknowledges his vulnerability.

David Murray

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Registration opens for 2015 World Conference of Professional Speechwriters Association, an event "undiluted by dilletantes."

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You'd be part of a small team that creates communications and events for YouTube execs.

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Actor Patrick Stewart is an old white male. And he's determined to use his power for good.

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Microsoft, Hitachi Data Systems, University of Arizona and Ricoh are all hiring.

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For speechwriters, every industry has downsides. From what type of professional merde do you insist on being spared?

David Murray

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Notes from last week's 10th UK Speechwriters' Guild/European Speechwriter Network Conference.

Hal Gordon

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Professional Speechwriters Association chief urges PR pros to give speechwriters wide berth and a little love.

David Murray

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UCLA, The World Bank, Planned Parenthood and the National Science Foundation among orgs seeking scribes

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