Eisenhower speechwriter dies

Former President Eisenhower speechwriter Bob Kieve died on Sunday, at 98. He served in Eisenhower’s first term before going on to a colorful career as an independent radio station owner in San …

Book Review: A Feast of Speeches

Review of: Transatlantic Rhetoric – Speeches from the American Revolution to the Suffragettes by Tom Wright For more than 10 years, Tom Wright of the University of Sussex has concentrated his scholarly energies on …

What Would Churchill Do?

I was asleep at 9:00 p.m. but was awakened a couple of hours later, and there’ll be no sleep for awhile. As I have asked myself so many times in …

Commencement speech podcast fest, May 15

Commencment-speech-a-palooza is taking place on May 15.  Put on by iHeartRadio, Commencement Speeches 2020 will include virtual talks by a couple dozen celebrities, from Hillary Clinton to Pitbull. “High school and college …