The Nation I Know

Thank you all. Thank you very much. Laura and I are honored to be with you, Madam Vice President, Vice President Cheney, Gov. Wolf, Secretary Haaland, and distinguished guests. Twenty …

Those of Us Who Know Better

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka died Aug. 5. His longtime speechwriter Tim Schlittner pointed us back to this speech, prepared by Jim Grossfeld and delivered when Trumka was Secretary-Treasurer of the …

Back to the Future, in Speechwriting

Editor’s note: At the Professional Speechwriters Association, we naturally focus on new developments and burgeoning trends. It’s our job to stay current on the changing leadership communication landscape—and to help …

Have You No Shame?

Well, folks, good afternoon. There’s a serious subject I’d like to talk about today. I’m here in Philadelphia at the National Constitution Center—the city and the place where the story …