Communicators, our book is out!

An Effort to Understand is available for immediate purchase—on Amazon, or anywhere you buy your books—in print, in Kindle and as an audiobook, narrated by me. Communicators will love it, …

Speechwriter, Q.E.D.

Veteran speechwriter James C. Humes, who passed away on August 21 at the age of 85, was a speechwriter to five successive Republican presidents, from Eisenhower to George H.W. Bush.  …

Airlines, united

Airline CEOs and union leaders gathered in a joint event outside the U.S. Capitol Tuesday to plead for another $28 billion in federal aid for their industry, according to CNN. “The …

Biden’s speech tonight: A speechwriter’s preview

What should speechwriters, especially, be watching for during Joe Biden’s acceptance speech tonight, at the Democratic National Convention? Co-author of The Political Speechwriter’s Companion and PSA Advisory Counselor Robert Lehrman writes in The …

Exec comms pros, united

Something’s happening here. Last week, more than 100 CEOs and former CEOs released a letter calling on Congress to pass long-term relief for small businesses. And this week, CEOs of 27 …