ERIC Number: EJ207844
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Feb
Debunking the Resignation of Earl Butz: Sacrificing an Official Racist.
Klumpp, James F.; Hollihan, Thomas A.
Quarterly Journal of Speech, v65 n1 p1-11 Feb 1979
Examines the rhetoric surrounding the racial slur and forced resignation of Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz. Argues that the rhetoric celebrated a social ritual which demonstrated the double standard existing in the United States between public and private morality, thereby preserving American cultural racism. (JMF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A