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The presidency and rhetorical leadership
Dorsey, Leroy G., 1959-
First edition.
Publication Information:
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2002]

Physical Description:
[viii], 270 pages ; 24 cm.
General Note:
"The chapters appearing in this volume were first presented at the fifth annual conference on presidential rhetoric held at Texas A&M University's Presidential Conference Center, March 4-7, 1999"--P. [vii].
Introduction : The President as a rhetorical Leader / Leroy G. Dorsey -- The Presidency has always been a place for rhetorical Leadership / David Zarefsky -- George Washington and the rhetoric of presidential leadership / Stephen E. Lucas -- Classical virtue and presidential fame : John Adams, leadership, and the Franco-American crisis / James M. Farrell -- Jefferson vs. Napoleon : the limits of rhetoric / Lawrence S. Kaplan -- Politics as performance art : the body english of Theodore Roosevelt / H.W. Brands -- Presidential leadership and national identity : Woodrow Wilson and the meaning of America / James R. Andrews -- FDR at Gettysburg : the New Deal and the rhetoric of presidential leadership / Thomas W. Benson -- The hidden hand vs. the bully pulpit : the layered political rhetoric of President Eisenhower / Meena Bose and Fred I. Greenstein -- Ronald Reagan and the American dream : a study in rhetoric out of time / G. Thomas Goodnight -- Cunning, rhetoric, and the presidency of William Jefferson Clinton / John M. Murphy -- Afterword : rhetorical leadership and presidential performance / Leroy G. Dorsey.
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