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The Art of the Speech Writer

How the speech writing profession is faring in the age of Donald Trump. The BBC's Jane O'Brien meets the man who ghost-wrote 'The Art of the Deal'.

How the speech writing profession is faring in the age of Donald Trump. The BBC's Jane O'Brien meets the man who ghost-wrote The Art of the Deal, while Manuela Saragosa speaks to Eli Attie, writer for TV's The West Wing and former speech writer for Bill Clinton and Al Gore. And is Twitter taking over from the crafted speech? We hear from David Levin, a professional tweeter who takes over celebrity accounts.

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Mon 20 Nov 2017 08:32GMT

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