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📒American Political Speeches ✍ Terry Golway
✏American Political Speeches Book Summary : A selection of speeches by the most inspiring and persuasive orators in American history Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Series editor Richard Beeman, author of The Penguin Guide to the U.S. Constitution, draws together the great texts of American civic life to create a timely and informative mini-library of perennially vital issues. Whether readers are encountering these classic writings for the first time, or brushing up in anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, these slim volumes will serve as a powerful and illuminating resource for scholars, students, and civic-minded citizens. American Political Speeches includes the best American rhetoric from inside and outside the White House. Some of the greatest words spoken in American history have come from men and women who lacked the biggest bully pulpit in the country, but who nevertheless were able to move the nation with words. Frederick Douglass explained the irony of Independence Day from the perspective of a slave. Martin Luther King, Jr. described his dream of an interracial America. William Jennings Bryan gave voice to social discontent with a single phrase, "a cross of gold." Barbara Jordan summoned the nation"s outrage during the impeachment hearings against Richard Nixon. And the best presidents, not by coincidence, have tended to be those with an appreciation for the use of language: Lincoln explaining a new birth of freedom at Gettysburg; John Kennedy voicing moral outrage at the Berlin Wall; Franklin D. Roosevelt chatting to a nation gathered in front of radios; Ronald Reagan addressing Congress freshly healed from an assassination attempt.
✏Venomous Speech Problems with American Political Discourse on the Right and Left 2 volumes Book Summary : Is much of the current dysfunction in our political system attributable to the problematic discourse of politicians, pundits, and journalists? These authors on legal and political discourse say yes.
📒American Political Rhetoric ✍ Peter Augustine Lawler
✏American Political Rhetoric Book Summary : American Political Rhetoric is the only reader for introductory classes in American politics, government, and political communication designed to explore fundamental political principles through classic examples of political rhetoric. Now in its seventh edition, its selections include the entire political spectrum and contributors range from our nation's founders to contemporary elected public officials, Supreme Court opinions, and representatives of historic movements for social change.
✏American Speeches Book Summary : Collects the unabridged texts of forty-seven important speeches, including Patrick Henry's "liberty or death" speech, Sojourner Truth's declamation to the 1851 Women's Rights Convention, and Barack Obama's speech on race from the 2008 presidential campaign.
📒My Fellow Americans ✍ Michael Waldman
✏My Fellow Americans Book Summary : Presents the texts of forty-five speeches from American presidents, along with an audio disc of recordings of some of the speeches.
📒Landmark Speeches Of The American Conservative Movement ✍ Peter Schweizer
✏Landmark Speeches of the American Conservative Movement Book Summary : Offers a collection of speeches representing the conservative movement. This book assembles an all-star line-up of conservative thought, from Whittaker Chambers' 1948 testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee through the speeches of such icons as Barry Goldwater, Bill Buckley, Phyllis Schlafly, Ronald Reagan, and Barbara Bush.
📒The Federal Principle In American Politics 1790 1833 ✍ Andrew Lenner
✏The Federal Principle in American Politics 1790 1833 Book Summary : In the early republic, constitutional debates over federal-state relations were fundamental to party battles and divergent conceptions of republicanism. Then, as now, theories about the sources and nature of federal power informed public debate, policy, and judicial decisions. In examining the conflicts of the revolutionary era, Lenner's work provides a ground-breaking overview of the 'culture of constitutionalism'—the clash of ideas about the nature and structure of Union—that pervaded the early republic.
📒Political Communication In American Campaigns ✍ Joseph S. Tuman
✏Political Communication in American Campaigns Book Summary : Political Communication provides a comprehensive, clear, and accessible treatment of American campaign rhetoric. This book's triangulated approach to political communication includes (1) all forms of campaign speech and oratory, (2) the rhetorical dimensions of campaign debates, and (3) candidate/campaign interaction with mass media. This approach provides today's undergraduates with a thorough understanding of the methodological approaches to strategies and practices in American campaigns. Taking a truly communicative approach to political communication, the text explores campaigns in terms of their management and message orientation and focuses on communication strategies as regards speeches, debates, and the use of paid and free media (e.g., print and broadcast ads; the Internet; etc.). Case studies of actual campaign speeches, political debates, and mass media campaigns show the application of theories and methodologies.
✏Speeches correspondence and political papers of Carl Schurz Volume 1 Book Summary :
📒Gems From The Top 100 Speeches ✍ Xin-An Lu
✏Gems from the Top 100 Speeches Book Summary : Public speaking is one of the things many fear the most. This fear is justified-Many eyes to look into and many minds to contend with. Thoughts are elusive. The catcher of powerful thoughts-the apt words-are even more elusive. Yet, you do not need to despair. By standing on the shoulders of great orators, you can also speak with facility, felicity, cogency, and potency. Great orators have produced immortal thoughts couched in immortal words. This book selects the gems and the most versatile phrases in the top 100 speeches in the history of American rhetoric of the last century, so that you do not have to tire your mind and tax your time spending months going through all these speeches to mine the diamonds of powerful thoughts and felicitous words. This book furnishes you with powerful and ready blocks for the efficient construction of edifices of powerful ideas embodied in powerful words. The top 100 speeches are the most significant American political speeches of the 20th century, according to 137 leading scholars of American public address. Their inclusion and ranking are based on their "social and political impact," "rhetorical artistry," "eloquence," and "power."