American Political Speeches

Author: Terry Golway
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101603674
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Whether readers are encountering these classic writings for the first time, or brushing up in anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, these slim volumes will serve as a powerful and illuminating resource for scholars, ...

American Political Rhetoric

Author: Peter Augustine Lawler
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 9781442202955
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American Political Rhetoric is the only reader for introductory classes in American politics and government and political communication designed to explore fundamental political principles through classic examples of political rhetoric, ...

Venomous Speech

Author: Clarke Rountree
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313398674
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In the remainder of this chapter, I apply these standards to representative
speeches of Obama and some of his congressional critics, arguing that the two
groups present opposing views of the role civility should play in American
political discourse. OBAMA AND HIS CONGRESSIONAL CRITICS In order to
illustrate the contested role of civility in American political discourse, I now move
to an examination of the rhetoric of health care reform, contrasting Obama's
public speeches and ...

The Politics Of The American Dream

Author: Cyril Ghosh
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 113728904X
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If earlier historical writing was concerned largely with politics, today it includes
virtually all human activities and their interconnec— tions . . . .Historical
explanation . . . creates an awareness of how the past impinges on the present,
as well as the reverse.70 In the analysis presented here, I take this advice
seriously, as I draw from American political and social histories, and from a
variety of other sources including political speeches, literature, cinema, and so on
. The intellectual historyI ...

The American Dream As A Subject In Speeches

Author: Christine So-Young Um
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3640177398
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Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject Politics - International Politics - Region: USA, grade: 1,7, University of Duisburg-Essen (Politische Theorie), course: Politische Rhetorik, 10 entries in the bibliography, language: English, ...

Barack Obama The New Face Of American Politics

Author: Martin Dupuis
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275991609
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a distrust of rhetoric and a preference for action over words in American culture,
political speech and writing have hada profound influence on American history.
For example, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address helped redefine the country from a
plural collection of states to a singular nation and elevated the importance of
equality in the national consciousness.1 Franklin Roosevelt's first two inaugural
addresses set a domestic policy agenda that would endure for at least fifty years,
while his ...

Analysing Political Speeches

Author: Jonathan Charteris-Black
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1137368322
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... range of largely positive emotions associated with health and ethical beliefs,
the divine and with knowledge (the emotional and the ethical are not divorced, so
that believers in the ethical principles of New Labour were passionate about
them in a way that was captured by the image of the beacon); and providing an
image that affiliated Blair with American orators who often used this image; as
well as Clinton and Obama, the metaphor has a long tradition in American
political rhetoric, ...

Not In Our Name

Author: Jesse Stellato
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 0271048689
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"A collection of American antiwar speeches from every major conflict starting with the Mexican-American War.

Gems From The Top 100 Speeches

Author: Rita Sullivan
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595308562
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This book selects the gems and the most versatile phrases in the top 100 speeches in the history of American rhetoric of the last century, so that you do not have to tire your mind and tax your time spending months going through all these ...