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Wynton Hall is a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Only 31, Hall is a bestselling author and has been labeled a 'rising star' in the field of presidential communication. His work has been published in the New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Times, International Herald Tribune, The Examiner, Toronto Globe and Mail, National Review Online, NewsMax Magazine, Human Events, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Western Journal of Communication, Business Research Yearbook, RealClearPolitics, Leadership Excellence Magazine, and The Politico. During the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City, he appeared as a guest on several national radio programs live from Madison Square Garden. Hall has also appeared on numerous television and nationally syndicated radio programs, including Bill O'Reilly's "The Radio Factor" and "The Michael Reagan Show."
Hall is the author or coauthor of four books. In 2006, Hall and President Reagan's Secretary of Defense and the former chairman of Forbes, Caspar Weinberger, published "Home of the Brave: Honoring the Unsung Heroes in the War on Terror" (Forge/St. Martin's Press, 2006). The book chronicled the jaw-dropping valor of 19 of the most highly decorated soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines fighting in the War on Terror. Sean Hannity called it "One of the most important books yet written about the War on Terror."
Hall is co-author, along with President Ronald Reagan's chief political strategist and pollster, Dick Wirthlin, of "The Greatest Communicator: What Ronald Reagan Taught Me about Politics, Leadership, and Life" (Wiley/Trade Division, 2004). The first day of its release, "The Greatest Communicator" hit Amazon.com's Best-Seller List.
Wynton Hall's latest book, "The Right Words: Great Republican Speeches that Shaped History" (2007) was published February 2007 and was hailed by GOP insiders as a "must-read."
In the realm of academic literature, Hall and Peter Schweizer co-edited "Landmark Speeches of the American Conservative Movement" for Texas A&M University Press (2007).
In addition to writing books, Hall is a highly sought after communication consultant, ghostwriter, and speechwriter. His past clients include top leaders from myriad fields, such as: CEOs, college presidents, U.S. senators, state agencies, nationally known lawyers, TV news celebrities, and Fortune 500 companies.
He was the recipient of the Texas A&M University Distinguished Research Award. In 2003, Hall was invited to serve as a member of the eight-person National Task Force on the Presidency and Public Opinion, which is comprised of some of the nation's top presidential scholars.
Hall was previously an intern for United States Senator Connie Mack and also worked in the Florida State Senate.
He has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in political campaigning, speechwriting, communications, and presidential rhetoric at Texas A&M University, East Tennessee State University, and Bainbridge College.
Hall holds a M.A. from Texas A&M University with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Public Affairs. He received his B.A in Political Science from the University of Florida.