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ERIC Number: ED175053
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Rhetoric and Public Address: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1979 (Vol. 39 Nos. 7 through 12).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 26 titles deal with the following topics: United States Presidential rhetoric; the public speaking of David O. McKay; rhetorical analyses of the crisis in Northern Ireland, of the Americanization of the Zionist movement from 1896 to 1918, and of Julia S. Tutwiler's speeches; enthymeme and metaphor in the rhetoric of the restoration movement in the United States, 1800 to 1830; a rhetorical study of legislative hearings; a rhetorical-humanistic analysis of the relationship between First Ladies and the way women find a place in society; the rhetorical strategies of Margaret Sanger, of Benjamin Elijah Mays, and of Meir Kahane and the Jewish Defense League; Richard M. Weaver's unpublished works; a rhetorical evaluation of the 1976 Democratic convention keynote addresses; the Reverend Ian R.K. Paisley and status quo discourse; the speeches of William L. Garrison; the rhetoric of the United States space program in the Eisenhower years; the public controversy over the Panama Canal treaties; a dramatistic examination of an organization's changing image; Cesar Chavez's nonverbal communication and nonviolence, and public opinion; the rhetorical vision of the "Christian Science Monitor," 1898 to 1910; a rhetorical study of Lew Sarett; a symbolic analysis of the print image of Henry Kissinger; and the rhetoric of radical feminism. (FL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.