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Office of Speechwriting

Date

1993-2001

Description

The White House Office of Speechwriting functioned under the White House Office of Communications, and was responsible for composing the remarks of the President for all functions and policy addresses. The speechwriters in this Office were closely associated with the research staff that worked with them in the Office of Communications to make sure that all the facts, quotes, and historical background used in their speeches were correct. The research staff also helped the speechwriters with editorial support for speech projects.

Executive Officers:
Special Assistant to the President for Speechwriting
Kusnet, David (1993-1994)
Deputy Assistant for Speechwriting and Research
Baer, Donald (1994-1995)
Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Speechwriting
Waldman, Michael (1995-1997)
Assistant to the President and Director of Speechwriting
Waldman, Michael (1997-2000)
Edmonds, Terry (2000-2001)

Provenance:

Clinton Presidential Records: White House Staff and Office Files

Publisher:

Clinton Presidential Library & Museum

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