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Michael Waldman




Michael Waldman was Assistant to the President and Director of Speechwriting from 1995-1999. His responsibilities were writing and editing nearly 2,000 speeches, which included four State of the Union speeches and two Inaugural Addresses. From 1993 -1995 he served as Special Assistant to the President for Policy Coordination.

The collection generally consists of copies of speeches and speech drafts, talking points, memoranda, background material, correspondence, reports, handwritten notes, articles, clippings, and presidential schedules. A large volume of this collection was for the State of the Union speeches. Many of the speech drafts are heavily annotated with additions or deletions. There are a lot of articles and clippings in this collection.

Due to the size of this collection it has been divided into two segments. Use links below for access to the individual segments:
Segment One
Segment Two


Michael Waldman, Office of Speechwriting


Segment One contains 1071 folders in 72 boxes.
Segment Two contains 868 folders in 66 boxes.




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Clinton Presidential Records: White House Staff and Office Files


William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum

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