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DNC: Does Rhetoric Matter?

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DNC: Does Rhetoric Matter?

DNC: Does Rhetoric Matter?

DNC: Does Rhetoric Matter?

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Guests: David Kennedy Professor of History, Stanford University Author Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War 1929-1945 -won 2000 Pulitzer Prize in History (Oxford Univ. Press, 1999) David Kusnet Visiting Fellow, Economic Policy Institute Former Speech Writer for Walter Mondale (1984 campaign) and Michael Dukakis (1988 campaign) Former Chief Speech Writer for Bill Clinton in 1992 campaign and first 2 years of the Clinton Adminstration Author, Speaking American: How The Democrates Can Win in the 90's (Thunders Mouth Press, 1992) Leonard Steinhorn Professor of Communication, American University, Washington, DC Contributing Editor, TomPaine.com Republican Presidential nominee George W. Bush's critics knocked his acceptance speech for being long on style and short on substance. Al Gore has vowed to stay issue-specific in HIS speech... but ideas alone don't make for a compelling speech. Join Juan Williams and guests to discuss the role of rhetoric in an anti-political age

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