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- Texas A&M University Press 2014; Not Available
In his televised and widely watched speech to the nation on November 3, 1969, Pres. Richard M. Nixon introduced a phrase??silent majority??and a policy?Vietnamization of the war effort?that echo down to the present day. Nixon?s appearance on this night framed the terms in which much of the subsequent civil conflict and military strategy would be understood.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 40.00
Entries in this dictionary focus on the people, organizations, events, and ideas that have been significant in the slightly more than two centuries of political communication in this country. The intent is to highlight those events and ideas that still have significance today?thus from the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the threshold... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 132.00
The essays in Halford Ryan's The Inaugrual Addresses of Twentieth-Century American Presidents explore how presidents have used their addresses to empower themselves in office. The volume's construct holds that the president delivers persuasive speeches to move the Congress and the people, and to move the people to move the Congress if it is intransigent.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1992; US$ 132.00
The presidency, in Theodore Roosevelt's famous words, is a Bully Pulpit. No one has studied the presidency from this vantage point. This book, in a sense, is a study of American political history seen through the prism of selected presidential addresses. It reveals how presidents used major addresses to create a theme for their administrations, to... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00
Since George Washington delivered the first inaugural speech in 1789, every elected president has addressed the nation after taking the oath of office. These inspiring, uplifting, and informative inaugural addresses capture the spirit of the times and themood of the country every four years. Some rank among the landmark speeches in American history,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70
Barack Obama puzzles observers. Derided by the Right as dangerous and by the Left as spineless, Obama does not fit contemporary partisan categories. Instead, his writings and speeches reflect a principled aversion to absolutes that derives from sustained engagement with American democratic thought. Reading Obama traces the origins of his ideas and... more...
- Scribner 2009; US$ 19.99
Through the lens of more than forty speeches from his presidency, George H. W. Bush takes a special look back on the momentous global events of 1989-1992 -- the fall of the Berlin Wall, the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the liberation of Kuwait, to name a few -- and reminisces about what it was like to be president through such unprecedented times.... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2006; US$ 161.00
Through an expansive collection of primary source materials and original, informative introduction and headnotes, State of the Union: Presidential Rhetoric from Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush explores ways in which modern U.S. presidents have appealed directly to the public and how the public has responded. State of the Union: Presidential Rhetoric... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display.The books uncludes Inaugural Addresses by the following Presidents:1. George Washington 2. John Adams3. Thomas... more...