Michael Gerson on the Art of Speechwriting

Michael Gerson on the Art of Speechwriting

This is a page of quality resources on speechwriting. 

References: Books and ArticlesEdit

Garfinkle, Adam M. "Chapter 7: Speechwriting." Political Writing: A Guide to the Essentials. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2012. 110-122.

Gavin, William F. Speechwright: An Insider's Take on Political Rhetoric. East Lansing: Michigan State UP, 2011.

Noonan, Peggy. On Speaking Well: How to Give a Speech with Style, Substance, and Clarity. New York, NY: Regan, 1999.

Smith, Craig R. "The Coming Of A Transcendent Rhetoric." Today's Speech 20.3 (1972): 19-24. 

Triadafilopoulos, Triadafilos. "Politics, Speech, and the Art of Persuasion: Toward an Aristotelian Conception of the Public Sphere." The Journal of Politics 61.3 (1999): 741-57. 

Links: Web Pages and BlogsEdit

"Aristotle's Rules for Persuasive Speech." Terrific Presentations Wordpress Wordpress, 17 Feb. 2011. Web. 19 Mar. 2014.

Burton, Charlie. "All the President's Gab." British GQ 2 Sept. 2013. Web. 14 Mar. 2014.

Gershon, Michael. "'The Danger for America Is Not Theocracy'" Beliefnet Web. 20 Mar. 2014. >.>.

Kunset, David. "Perspectives & Projections from the Podesta Group." Ten Speechwriting Tips. PG Pipeline, 11 Feb. 2010. Web. 2 Mar. 2014.

Michael Gershon: The Art of Speech Writing VIDEO:

Morgan, Nick. "How To Write A Great Speech: 5 Secrets for Success." Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 19 Jan. 2011. Web. 11 Mar. 2014.  ​

Safire, William, Jeff Shesol, Mary Kate Cary, Gordon Stewart, Michael Waldman, William Gavin, and Clark S. Judge. "‘The Speech’: An Experts’ Guide." Room for Debate The Speech An Experts Guide Comments., 19 Jan. 2009. Web. 10 Mar. 2014.

Schlesinger, Jr. Arthur. "Letters From Camelot's Historian." The Atlantic. Atlantic Media Company, 30 Oct. 2013. Web. 17 Mar. 2014.</span>