Rhetorical studies of national political debates-- 1996 [electronic resource] /edited by Robert V. Friedenberg.
Contributor(s): Friedenberg, Robert V.Material type: BookSeries: Praeger series in political communication: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, c1997Description: 1 online resource (x, 102 p.).ISBN: 9780313019036 (electronic bk.); 0313019037 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1996 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1993-2001 | Campaign debates -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Communication in politics -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century | English language -- United States -- Rhetoric | Pr�esidents -- �Etats-Unis -- �Election -- 1996 | �Elections -- D�ebats -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle | Communication politique -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle | Discours politique -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle | �Etats-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1993-2001 | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Elections | 1900 - 2001 | Campaign debates | Communication in politics | English language -- Rhetoric | Political science | Presidents -- Election | Rhetoric -- Political aspects | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | History.DDC classification: 324.973/0929 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references (p. -95) and index.
Series Foreword; Introduction; 1 The 1996 Clinton-Dole Presidential Debates: Through Media Eyes; 2 The 1996 Gore-Kemp Vice Presidential Debates; 3 Patterns and Trends in National Political Debates: 1960-1996; Select Bibliography on Political Campaign Debating; Index; About the Contributors.
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 pa.
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