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The Resource White House ghosts : presidents and their speechwriters, Robert Schlesinger

White House ghosts : presidents and their speechwriters, Robert Schlesinger

Label
White House ghosts : presidents and their speechwriters
Title
White House ghosts
Title remainder
presidents and their speechwriters
Statement of responsibility
Robert Schlesinger
Title variation
Presidents and their speechwriters
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Evaluates the relationships between modern presidents and their speechwriters and offers insight into the agendas behind some of history's most famous addresses, in an account that traces the careers of such figures as Ted Sorensen, Peggy Noonan, and William Safire
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schlesinger, Robert
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E176.1
LC item number
.S345 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Rhetoric
  • Political oratory
  • Speechwriting
  • Speechwriters
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Presidents
  • Rhetoric
  • American speeches
  • United States
Label
White House ghosts : presidents and their speechwriters, Robert Schlesinger
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"From FDR to George W. Bush"--Jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 495-558) and index
Contents
Introduction: The coming of the "literary clerk" -- "Grace, take a law" -- "Missouri English" -- "Sometimes you sure get tired of all this clackety-clack" -- The age of Sorensen -- "Now that's what I call a news lead" -- "Concern for image must rank with concern for substance" -- "Go back and give me one speech, not two speeches" -- "Don't give any explanation. Just say I cancelled the damn speech" -- The musketeers -- "I'm not going to dance on the Berlin Wall" -- "No, no, no, this is a speech -- I just want to talk to people" -- "The Troika"
Control code
ocn192047994
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
viii, 581 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743291699
Lccn
2008003127
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)192047994
Label
White House ghosts : presidents and their speechwriters, Robert Schlesinger
Link
Publication
Note
"From FDR to George W. Bush"--Jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 495-558) and index
Contents
Introduction: The coming of the "literary clerk" -- "Grace, take a law" -- "Missouri English" -- "Sometimes you sure get tired of all this clackety-clack" -- The age of Sorensen -- "Now that's what I call a news lead" -- "Concern for image must rank with concern for substance" -- "Go back and give me one speech, not two speeches" -- "Don't give any explanation. Just say I cancelled the damn speech" -- The musketeers -- "I'm not going to dance on the Berlin Wall" -- "No, no, no, this is a speech -- I just want to talk to people" -- "The Troika"
Control code
ocn192047994
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
viii, 581 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743291699
Lccn
2008003127
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)192047994

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