Former Obama Chief Speechwriter Inspires Fifth Grade

Cody Keenan, former director of speechwriting for President Obama, talked with Langley fifth-graders about his experiences crafting speeches and working at the White House. While showing clips of some of Obama's speeches, Mr. Keenan discussed how to write an effective speech and what inspired him to become a speechwriter. After a lively Q&A session with fifth-graders, Mr. Keenan noted, "You should be proud of these kids. They asked better questions than I get from most adults!"

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