The bully pulpit, presidential speeches, and the shaping of public policy / edited by Jeffrey S. Ashley and Marla J. Jarmer.

The Bully Pulpit, Presidential Speeches, and the Shaping of Public Policy explores how presidents use speeches to shape and influence public policy. Coming from a wide range of disciplines, each chapter in this edited collection examines a selected speech delivered by every president from Roosevelt...

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Other Authors: Ashley, Jeffrey S., 1965- (Editor), Jarmer, Marla J., 1968- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2016]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction; 1 Theodore Roosevelt; 2 William Howard Taft and the Conservation of the Republican Party in 1912; 3 Woodrow Wilson; 4 Warren G. Harding; 5 Calvin Coolidge; 6 Herbert Clark Hoover; 7 Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Inauguration of the New Deal; 8 Harry S. Truman; 9 Dwight Eisenhower; 10 John F. Kennedy; 11 Lyndon Baines Johnson; 12 Richard Nixon and American Indian Policy; 13 Gerald Ford; 14 Jimmy Carter; 15 Ronald Reagan and American Drug Policy; 16 George H.W. Bush and the Persian Gulf War; 17 Bill Clinton; 18 George W. Bush; 19 Barack Obama and Hate Crime Legislation