ERIC Number: EJ545786
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Inventing Authority: Bill Clinton, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Orchestration of Rhetorical Traditions.
Murphy, John M.
Quarterly Journal of Speech, v83 n1 p71-89 Feb 1997
Examines President Clinton's address to 5,000 African Americans at the site of Martin Luther King's last speech in Memphis. Develops a critical orientation revolving around the concepts of tradition, invention, and authority to explore Clinton's performance. Shows how he interanimated the black church and liberal traditions in American politics. Comments on the role of rhetorical traditions. (PA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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