The Rhetoric of Modern Statesmanship, Volume XVIII Kenneth W. Thompson

ISBN: 9780819185204

Published: February 1st 1992

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249 pages


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The Rhetoric of Modern Statesmanship, Volume XVIII  by  Kenneth W. Thompson

The Rhetoric of Modern Statesmanship, Volume XVIII by Kenneth W. Thompson
February 1st 1992 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 249 pages | ISBN: 9780819185204 | 9.55 Mb

The issue of rhetoric and modern statesmanship is divided into four topics: the historical and philosophical background- problems of contemporary presidential rhetoric- the rhetoric of foreign policy and the rhetoric of discourse among statesmen.MoreThe issue of rhetoric and modern statesmanship is divided into four topics: the historical and philosophical background- problems of contemporary presidential rhetoric- the rhetoric of foreign policy and the rhetoric of discourse among statesmen.

David Clinton addresses Tocqueville, democracy, and the moral issue in American statecraft. Halford Ryan looks at FDRs presidential rhetoric- Robert Orben examines speechmaking in the Ford administration- Gaddis Smith turns his attention to Carters political rhetoric and Tom Griscom concentrates on Reagans rhetoric.

In the area of foreign policy, Forrest C. Pogue dissects the Marshall Plan and the Harvard speech- General George M. Seignious II evaluates the rhetoric and reality of change in the Soviet Union and Ambassador John W. Tuthill gives us Jean Monnet-the man and the vision. In conclusion, Ladd Hamilton looks at presidential rhetoric and political discourse while Russell Baker provides an overview of presidential humor, rhetoric, and social criticism. Co-published with the Miller Center of Public Affairs.



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