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President’s Speechwriter Addresses West Point Cadets

United States Military Academy,

Cadets participated in a guest lecture from Terence Szuplat, the Senior Director for Speechwriting at the National Security Council and speechwriter for President Obama, who discussed the writing process, the use of rhetoric, and communication with an international audience.

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President Obama gearing up for the State of the Union address

CNN,

For assistance on the foreign policy portions of the speech, Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes and Senior Presidential Speechwriter Terry Szuplat are heavily involved.

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President and Soldier: 3 Meetings, and a Lesson in Resilience

New York Times,

One of President Obama's speechwriters, Terry Szuplat, who had drafted the president’s speech to the disabled veterans, stayed in touch with the soldier’s father, Craig Remsburg, over the next three years. So when Mr. Obama was again due to speak at the disabled veterans’ annual convention, this month in Orlando, Fla., Szuplat worked with the president and the Remsburgs to include an update on their son’s progress.

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Magazine Calls Falmouth High Graduate One of 100 ‘People to Watch’

Cape Cod Times,

Szuplat, 26, is director of speech writing for Secretary of Defense William Cohen. He credits his enthusiasm for writing to his Falmouth High School days, when an advanced writing program and work on a school-based television program began to define his career direction. "I got to write a lot and enjoyed telling a story, figuring out the interesting angle.”

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