Public Lecture by Clark S. Judge "Leadership in Contemporary International Politics: How Leaders Communicate"

2016-09-06 Institute News

On 20 September (Thuesday) at 3 p.m. in room 402 Managing Director of the White House Writers Group, Speechwriter to the US President Ronald Reagan Mr. Clark S. Judge will give a talk on topic “Leadership in Contemporary International Politics: How Leader Communicate?”

In many memoirs of Cold War era we may easily come across to multiple statements and phrases voiced by top US officials that actually were written by Clark S. Judge. In the meantime, he is an adviser on strategic communications to many corporations, yet still seeking for his personal inspiration in the big politics.

Clark S. Judge is founder and managing director of the White House Writers Group, Inc. and an opinion journalist.  He was a speechwriter in the Reagan White House.

As Managing Director of the White House Writers Group, he has advised some of the world’s most prominent corporations in meeting their strategic and communications challenges in the U.S. and elsewhere.  For political clients he has written many nationally televised speeches, primarily during presidential campaigns.  He has provided communications advice in support of numerous cases before the United States Supreme Court.

As Speechwriter and Special Assistant to both President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George Bush, he was a member of the 1988 Moscow Summit speechwriting team. He was also the lead writer for the Toronto Economic Summit in 1988 and helped shape the White House approach to the 1988 presidential campaign.  A Harvard MBA, Mr. Judge had administration assignments involving management of the government, urban policy and international economic policy before joining the White House staff.

As an opinion journalist, he has written extensively on U.S politics, the international financial crisis, health care reform, the current state of the U.S. and global economies, and global security issues.  Among the publications in which his work has appeared are the the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times,,, Policy Review, National Review Online and Claremont Review of Books.  He has been interviewed on major broadcast and cable news outlets including CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, CNBC and the BBC.

He lives in Washington, D.C, with his wife, Margo.  They have a grown son.

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