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The president's words : speeches and speechwriting in the modern White House / edited by Michael Nelson and Russell L. Riley
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E176.1 .P9725 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Presidents -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Presidents -- United States -- History -- 21st century
Presidents -- United States -- Language -- History
Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- History and criticism
Speechwriting -- United States -- History
Speechwriters -- United States
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- History
Political oratory -- United States -- History
Subject United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009
Physical Description ix, 310 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Speeches, speechwriting, and the American presidency / Michael Nelson -- The acceptance address: presidential speechwriting, 1932-2008 / Martin J. Medhurst -- Speechwriters on the acceptance address / Patrick Anderson, Kenneth Khachigian, Raymond Price -- The inaugural address: ceremony of transitions / Charles O. Jones -- Speechwriters on the inaugural address / Patrick Anderson, Don Baer, Raymond Price -- The State of the Union address: process, politics, and promotion / Kathryn Dunn Tenpas -- Speechwriters on the State of the Union address / J. Terry Edmonds, Lee Huebner, Clark Judge -- The crisis speech and other landmark addresses: managing speechwriting and decision making / Andrew Rudalevige -- Speechwriters on the crisis speech and other landmark addresses / Kenneth Khachigian, Peter Robinson, Walter Shapiro -- Crafting the rhetorical presidency / Sidney M. Milkis
Alternate Author Nelson, Michael, 1949-
Riley, Russell L. (Russell Lynn), 1958-

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