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Michael Waldman

Former presidential speechwriter Michael Waldman. His new book is called POTUS Speaks: Finding the Words that Defined the Clinton Presidency. (Simon and Schuster) From 1993 to 1999, Waldman was a special assistant and then chief speechwriter to Bill Clinton. During that time, he worked closely with the president to write or edit nearly two thousand speeches, including four State of the Union addresses and two inaugural addresses. Previously a public-interest lawyer and writer, Waldman is the author of Who Robbed America? A Citizen's Guide to the S&L Scandal. Since leaving the White House, he has taught at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

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