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The anti-intellectual presidency : the decline of presidential rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush

Author: Elvin T Lim
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2012.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elvin T Lim
ISBN: 9780195342642 019534264X 9780199898091 019989809X
OCLC Number: 915021463
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 143 - 174.
Description: XVIII, 178 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: 1. The Problem of Presidential Rhetoric ; 2. The Linguistic Simplification of Presidential Rhetoric ; 3. The Anti-Intellectual Speechwriters ; 4. The Substantive Impoverishment of Presidential Rhetoric ; 5. Institutionalizing the Anti-Intellectual Presidency ; 6. Indicting the Anti-Intellectual Presidency ; 7. Reforming the Anti-Intellectual Presidency ; Appendix I: The General Inquirer (GI) ; Appendix II: Definitions of General Inquirer Categories Used ; Appendix III: Annual Messages, 1790-2006 ; Appendix IV: Inaugural Addresses, 1789-2005 ; Appendix V: Presidential Speechwriters Interviewed ; Appendix VI: The Flesch Readability Score
Responsibility: Elvin T. Lim.

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