Today Weekdays 6-9am and Saturdays 7-9am

  • News Feeds
Page last updated at 10:11 GMT, Monday, 1 November 2010

JFK speech writer dies

One of the last surviving members of John F Kennedy's inner circle has died. Theodore Sorenson is credited with writing JFK's speech which promised to put a man on the moon by 1970.

We spoke to Mr Sorenson in January last year, on the day of Barack Obama's inauguration. He told us how crucial the words a president uses can be.

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844


Story Tools

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific