Working at the White House: Head Speechwriter Cody Keenan
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This season on Working, we’re going to the White House. Head Speechwriter Cody Keenan writes and edits the President’s speeches. He takes us through his career starting as a speechwriting intern in 2008 and how a speech goes from the blank page to the teleprompter. In a Slate Plus Extra, Keenan tells us about some of the lighter speeches he’s written over the years, including one he gave himself. If you’re a member, enjoy bonus segments and interview transcripts from Working, plus other great podcast exclusives. Start your two-week free trial at slate.com/workingplus.