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Title U.S. presidents as orators : a bio-critical sourcebook / edited by Halford Ryan.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  808.510883512 US    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 390 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents George Washington / Stephen E. Lucas and Susan Zaeske -- John Adams / James M. Farrell -- Thomas Jefferson / Daniel Ross Chandler -- James Madison / Lois J. Einhorn -- John Quincy Adams / Sean Patrick O'Rourke -- Andrew Jackson / Thomas M. Lessl -- Abraham Lincoln / Lois J. Einhorn -- Theodore Roosevelt / Robert V. Friedenberg -- Woodrow Wilson / J. Michael Hogan and James R. Andrews -- Herbert Clark Hoover / Carl R. Burgchardt -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt / Halford Ryan -- Harry S. Truman / Halford Ryan -- Dwight D. Eisenhower / Martin J. Medhurst -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy / Vito N. Silvestri -- Lyndon Baines Johnson / Kenneth S. Zagacki -- Richard Milhous Nixon / Hal W. Bochin -- Gerald R. Ford / Craig Allen Smith -- Jimmy Carter / Dan F. Hahn and Halford Ryan -- Ronald Reagan / Kurt Ritter -- George Herbert Walker Bush / Craig R. Smith -- Bill Clinton / Stephen C. Wood and Jean M. DeWitt.
Summary First systematic critique of the rhetoric of 21 presidents focusing on the nexus of oratory and politics.
Other author Ryan, Halford Ross.
Subject Political oratory -- United States.
Presidents -- United States -- Language.
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States.
Other title US presidents as orators.
ISBN 0313290598 (alk. paper)