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Title Making the case : advocacy and judgment in public argument / edited by Kathryn M. Olson ... [et al.].
Published East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 2012.
Book Cover

 Floor3  JA85.2.U6 M372 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 260 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Rhetoric and public affairs series
Rhetoric and public affairs series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface -- The beginnings of oratorical consciousness: restarting time in Homer's Odyssey, the telemachy / G. Thomas Goodnight -- Lysander Spooner's the unconstitutionality of slavery: a case study in constitutional hermeneutics, ethical argument, and practical reason / James Jasinski -- Kind persuasion: Lincoln's temperance address and the ethos of civic friendship / Michael Leff -- Andrew Johnson's fight for states' rights on the battlements of the constitution / Karlyn Kohrs Campbell -- No end save victory: FDR and the end of isolationism, 1936-1941 / John M. Murphy -- Iraq as a representative anecdote for leadership: Barack Obama's address on the fifth anniversary of the Iraq War / Denise M. Bostdorff -- Barack Obama's 2009 inaugural address: narrative signature and interpretation / Martin J. Medhurst -- To exist, you need an ideology: Alan Greenspan on markets, crisis, and democracy / Robert Asen.
Subject Political oratory -- United States -- Case studies.
Communication in politics -- United States -- Case studies.
Persuasion (Rhetoric) -- Political aspects -- Case studies.
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- Case studies.
Rhetorical criticism.
Related Names Olson, Kathryn M.
ISBN 9781611860528 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1611860520 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 769141458