1. Obama's Speechwriter On The Power Of Presidential Rhetoric NPR 15:05

Cody Keenan talks to NPR’s Tamara Keith about writing for Barack Obama, the impact of Donald Trump’s rhetoric and whether a president needs to be a compelling speaker to be an effective leader.

He’s the author of a new book, Grace: President Obama and Ten Days in the Battle for America.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith.

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