Contemporary American Speeches

Front Cover
Kendall Hunt, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 294 pages
0 Reviews
Contains a collection of transcripts of contemporary American speeches, providing brief biographical information on the author of each speech, as well as critical and historical context. Includes CD-ROM with forty-two significant speeches.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Two The Analysis of Speeches
9
Three Speeches That Increase Understanding 4
25
Military and Foreign Policy
29
Concerns of Women
47
Four Speeches That Affirm Propositions of Fact 4
53
Five Speeches That Affirm Propositions of Value 4
83
Is It Right to Do Wrong?
112
Our Duty Lies Both
118
Six Speeches That Create Concern for Problems 4
139
Charlton Heston The Pretending Press
171
Seven Speeches That Affirm Propositions of Policy 4177
177
Eight Speeches That Intensify Social Cohesion 4
245
James Darsey Memorial on the Death of Matthew Shepard
289
Appendix 4
293
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2000)

Johannesen is professor of communication studies and adjunct professor of English rhetoric at Northern Illinois University.

Bibliographic information