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James C. Humes, White House speechwriter for Eisenhower, Nixon, Ford, George H.W Bush, and Reagan, has practiced the art of public speaking as an attorney lecturer, diplomat, and Pennsylvania state legislator. The author of thirty-eight books, Humes wrote the Pulitzer-nominated biography Churchill Speaker of the Century, which won an Athenaeum of Philadelphia Literary Award-Other Humes titles include Churchill, The Prophetic Statesman: Target Churchill (with Warren Adler); Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln: 21 Powerful Secrets of History's Greatest Speakers: The Reagan Persuasion: Charm, Deliver and Inspire a Winning Message; My Fellow Americans: Presidential Addresses That Shaped History; and Confessions of a White House Ghostwriter: Five Presidents mid Other Political Adventures. Currently a Fellow at the University of Colorado, Humes has shared his expertise on American government as guest lecturer at more than thirty universities in Asia and Latin America, on behalf of the U.S. State Department.
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James C. Humes is a former speechwriter for Presidents Eisenhower, Nixon, Ford, and Reagan.
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