Who wrote Lyndon B. Johnson's 1964 convention speech?
Frederick Gary Dutton
According to Jay Newton-Small, Barack Obama writes most of his own speeches. In a Time magazine article on the 2008 Convention speech (see link below), Newton-Small wrote that Obama's drafts "were then circulated to a close group of advisers, including (strategist David) Axelrod and Obama's speechwriter Jon Favreau".
*** He, along with Alexander Hamilton, was one of the chief writers of the report that would call for the Philadelphia Constitutional Convention, after the failed Annapolis Convention of 1786. *** He wrote 30 of the 85 Federalist Papers (Alexander Hamilton wrote 50, John Jay wrote 5), including Nos. 10 and 51, regarded as two of the most important documents in American history. *** He wrote the Bill of Rights. *** His meticulous notes from…