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Selling war in a media age : the presidency and public opinion in the American century

Author: Kenneth Alan Osgood; Andrew Frank
Publisher: Gainesville, Fla. : University Press of Florida, 2011.
Series: The Alan B. Larkin series on the American presidency
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains how modern presidents have influenced, coerced, directed, and led public opinion over matters of war and peace since 1898. While some essays highlight the systematic efforts by American  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Alan Osgood; Andrew Frank
ISBN: 9780813038001 0813038006
OCLC Number: 733731341
Notes: Originally published: 2010.
Description: xii, 278 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Hail to the salesman in chief : domestic politics, foreign policy, and the presidency / Andrew L. Johns --
Imperial tutor : William McKinley, the War of 1898, and the New Empire, 1898-1902 / George C. Herring --
War and the health of the state : the U.S. government and the communications revolution during World War I / Emily S. Rosenberg --
Selling different kinds of war : Franklin D. Roosevelt and American public opinion during World War II / Mark A. Stoler --
Cementing and dissolving consensus : presidential rhetoric during the Cold War, 1947-1969 / Robert D. Schulzinger --
Hard sell : the Korean War / Marilyn B. Young --
Eisenhower's dilemma : talking peace and waging Cold War / Kenneth Osgood --
"We need to get a better story to the American people" : LBJ, the Progress Campaign, and the Vietnam War on television / Chester Pach --
Selling star wars : Ronald Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative / Paul S. Boyer --
The ministry of fear : selling the Gulf wars / Lloyd Gardner --
War, democracy, and the state / Robert J. McMahon --
Worm's-eye view / David Halberstam.
Series Title: The Alan B. Larkin series on the American presidency
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth Osgood and Andrew K. Frank ; afterword by David Halberstam.

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