Tips, tactics, tears flowed at the 2008 Speechwriters Conference Last week in Washington, D.C., members of the “silent profession” were anything but. Here are some of the best ideas shared at the speechwriting show. By David MurrayFeb. 18, 2008 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.