Presidential Speechwriting

Presidential Speechwriting : From the New Deal to the Reagan Revolution and Beyond

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The rise of the media presidency through radio and television broadcasts has heightened the importance of presidential speeches in determining the U.S. president's effectiveness and popularity. Not surprisingly, this development has also witnessed the rise of professional speechwriters. The chapters in this book (two by former White House speechwriters) give insight into the process of presidential speechwriting, from Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration to Ronald Reagan's.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 154.94 x 233.68 x 17.78mm | 385.55g
  • Texas A & M University Press
  • College Station, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1585443921
  • 9781585443925
  • 1,389,638

About Kurt Ritter

Kurt Ritter is a professor of speech communication at Texas A&M University. He has written extensively on presidential rhetoric, winning awards for his research, and was the coordinator of the Conference on Presidential Rhetoric at Texas A&M from which this volume grew.MARTIN J. MEDHURST is a distinguished professor of rhetoric and communication at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.show more

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