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Rhetorical studies of national political debates-- 1996 /
edited by Robert V. Friedenberg.
imprint
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997.
description
xiv, 102 p. ; 21 cm
ISBN
0275957381 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997.
isbn
0275957381 (pbk. : alk. paper)
catalogue key
2636013
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [91]-95) and index.
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Seventeen of the most widely seen and heard speakers in history all have one thing in common: they were all seen and heard while engaged in national political debates as they sought the two highest offices Americans can bestow upon their countrymen. This book focuses on the most recent four of these individualsClinton, Dole, Gore, and Kempand the rhetorical centerpieces of their respective campaigns, the 1996 political campaign debates. This text explores the factors motivating the candidates to debate, the goals of each candidate in debating, the rhetorical strategies, and the effects of particular debates. The volume ends with insights into the patterns and trends of national political debating. This is an invaluable text for students and researchers of American political campaigns, the presidency, and rhetoric.
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Seventeen of the most widely seen and heard speakers in history all have one thing in common: they were all seen and heard while engaged in national political debates as they sought the two highest offices Americans can bestow upon their countrymen. This book focuses on the most recent four of these individuals--Clinton, Dole, Gore, and Kemp--and the rhetorical centerpieces of their respective campaigns, the 1996 political campaign debates. This text explores the factors motivating the candidates to debate, the goals of each candidate in debating, the rhetorical strategies, and the effects of particular debates. The volume ends with insights into the patterns and trends of national political debating. This is an invaluable text for students and researchers of American political campaigns, the presidency, and rhetoric.
Table of Contents
Series
Foreword
Introduction
The 1996 Clinton-Dole Presidential Debates
Through Media Eyes
The 1996 Gore-Kemp Vice Presidential Debates
Patterns and Trends in National Political Debates: 1960-1996
Select Bibliography on Political Campaign Debating
Index
About the Contributors
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