The best speech never given? The Web site Gawker thinks so. It’s a speech for Richard Nixon written by William Safire, who died on Sunday. Nixon never gave the speech because the first men to land on the moon came home.
Safire talks about the speech here.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was vice president of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Company. Previously, he was an editor at the RKO Radio network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website.