Antony (“Tony”) Blinken - NSC Speechwriter - Collection Finding Aid

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Antony (“Tony”) Blinken - NSC Speechwriter - Collection Finding Aid



This collection contains Antony Blinken’s files from the National Security Council (NSC), Speechwriting Directorate. Blinken served as the chief foreign policy speechwriter in the NSC Speechwriting Directorate from 1994-1998. His materials contain background material, drafts and “final, as delivered” speeches. The speechwriting topics cover a variety of subjects: foreign trips or head of state visits; United National General Assembly addresses; speeches before domestic and international groups; memorials, commencements or holidays; State of the Union or weekly radio addresses; and editorials, book chapters or magazine articles. As an NSC speechwriter, Blinken produced speeches on major foreign policy actions during the Clinton Administration: Haiti, Iraq and Bosnia.


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“Antony (“Tony”) Blinken - NSC Speechwriter - Collection Finding Aid,” Clinton Digital Library, accessed April 23, 2024,