ERIC Number: EJ356683
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Ronald Reagan's Economic Jeremiad.
Johannesen, Richard L.
Central States Speech Journal, v37 n2 p79-89 Sum 1986
Considers President Reagan's address to the nation on February 5, 1981, concerning the state of the economy, as a contemporary secular version of the jeremiad, a rhetorical form that has persisted in America since colonial times. Describes Reagan's skillful use of the genre to motivate public response to what he viewed as an economic crisis. (NKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
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