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Claremont Institute Speechwriters Fellowship
Certain courses my be held on an alternative day of the week, to be announced in advance.
About the Fellowship
The program format will consist of evening classes once a week for eight weeks. The focus of the first half of the course will be statesmanship and American political rhetoric. These classes will be led primarily by Claremont Faculty members and Senior Fellows. The emphasis of the second half of the course will be the application of studied themes to contemporary speechwriting practices. These courses will be taught by former Presidential speechwriters and government advisors, under the direction of former Reagan White House Speechwriter, Clark Judge.
Upon acceptance into the program, fellows will receive a reading packet with designated primary texts and assignments, when applicable, for each course.
Stay tuned for faculty announcements and curriculum updates.
Who Should Apply
“If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.”
“In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech.”