William F. Gavin

The Art of the Speechwriter: May 1974

 

Editor’s Note: What is the purpose of a speechwriter? Does he simply practice the mundane art of using “a pair of scissors and rolls of tape” or, in modern parlance, the art of copy and paste?  William F. Gavin, one of President Nixon’s speechwriters, wrote in our May 1974 edition that the ideal writer gives […]

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