Some speeches are so strong that they live on - without any audio. We hear about a speech made by William Jennings Bryan in 1896. It’s considered one of the greatest American speeches and was about money - gold versus silver.
Recently, Dawn Josephson was summoned to Washington, D.C. to attend an intimate, backyard event with the President. Dawn was one of the “average, everyday, ordinary citizens” at an event that just happened to be televised on C-SPAN. Also: More from the listener series "When Politics Gets Personal." And: Making money from political candidates…or their likenesses. Bart Schultz is “The Masking Tape Guy.”