Monthly Archives: January 2017

Harry Middleton, former speechwriter who ran the LBJ library, dies at 95

Harry J. Middleton, who spent the last two years of Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency as a speechwriter but had a more lasting impact on Johnson’s legacy as director of his presidential library for more than three decades, died Jan. 20 in Austin, Texas. He was 95 years old. The death, …

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Former Obama Jewish speechwriter Jon Lovett creates anti-Trump company – the forward

Three former staff of President Barack Obama have started a business to counter Donald Trump with a podcast and updates that bypass mainstream media to reach their audiences directly. Their site is called “Crooked Media,” a nod to Trump’s slander of the press. One of the founders is former Obama …

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