Bob Oltmanns http://wesa.fm en Why the "I Have a Dream" Speech Endures http://wesa.fm/post/why-i-have-dream-speech-endures <p></p><p>When the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I have a dream” speech in 1963, he brought the Civil Rights movement into the homes of mainstream white America.</p><p>As the first big integrated protest to be staged in the north, PR counselor and executive speech writer Bob Oltmanns says at that point in history, the speech was a breakout PR moment. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:18:56 +0000 Heather McClain 15547 at http://wesa.fm Why the "I Have a Dream" Speech Endures Negative Ads in the Mayoral Primary http://wesa.fm/post/negative-ads-mayoral-primary <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Negative ads, like shaking hands and kissing babies, have become a staple of political campaigns. The recent news of Mayor Ravenstahl's link to attack ads has turned our attention to the impact of negative ads in this year's mayoral primary. Joining us for this discussion is public relations advisor <strong>Bob Oltmanns</strong>, president of <a href="http://opr-group.com/">the OPR Group</a>. Thu, 02 May 2013 00:40:27 +0000 Heather McClain 8855 at http://wesa.fm Negative Ads in the Mayoral Primary The Hubris of Power http://wesa.fm/post/hubris-power <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Why do we continue to see people in powerful positions behaving badly? Does absolute power corrupt absolutely? We'll post this question to&nbsp; <strong>Bob Oltmanns</strong>, President of <a href="http://opr-group.com/about/bob-oltmanns-president/">OPR Group, LLC</a>, an independent public relations consultancy and <strong>Joseph Sabino Mistick</strong> an associate professor at <a href="http://www.duq.edu/academics/faculty/joseph-sabino-mistick">Duquesne University School of Law</a>. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Heather McClain 6831 at http://wesa.fm The Hubris of Power Managing the Media http://wesa.fm/post/managing-media <div class="field-item even"><p><strong>Bob Oltmanns</strong>, President of <a href="http://opr-group.com/about/bob-oltmanns-president/">OPR Group, LLC</a>, an independent public relations consultancy talks about the PR protocol for political figures in crisis situations. What's the best way to overcome an adversarial relationship with the press? And Duquesne University Law Professor <strong>Joseph Sabino Mistick</strong>, talks about his experiences as a former deputy mayor.</p></div><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 02:30:00 +0000 Heather McClain 1813 at http://wesa.fm