Introducing: It Was Said (w Jon Meacham)

Introducing: It Was Said (w Jon Meacham)

Campaign HQ with David Plouffe - August 31, 2020 - 04:55

Welcome to It Was Said, a 10-episode limited documentary series looking back on some of the most powerful, impactful and timeless speeches in American history. Join Pulitzer Prize winning and best-selling author-historian, Jon Meacham, Peabody-nominated C13Originals Studios and HISTORY, as we take you through 10 speeches. Season One of It Was Said draws on a selection of speeches from powerful figures in history like Martin Luther King, Jr., Ronald Reagan, JFK, RFK, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Lewis, Edward R. Murrow, and Barbara Jordan. Meacham will offer expert insight and analysis into their origins, the orator, the context of the times they were given, why they are still relevant today, and the importance of never forgetting them. Each episode of this documentary podcast series will also bring together some of the top historians, authors and journalists relevant to each respective speech and figure.

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David Plouffe, President Barack Obama’s campaign manager, dives deep into the strategy of winning the White House. Plouffe’s guests are campaign insiders, state directors, digital experts, and others who don't just have opinions about what is happening, they know what is happening because they are the ones in the arena.​