Barton Swaim

speechwriter and author

Guest

Speechwriter for former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford and author of The Speechwriter: A Brief Education in Politics

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What's it like to write speeches for an American politician? We hear from a writer who calls it a horrible experience…that he wouldn't trade for the world.

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What's it like to write speeches for an American politician? We hear from a writer who calls it a horrible experience…that he wouldn't trade for the world.

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