Presidential Debates

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Inside the Presidential Debates: Their Improbable Past and Promising Future
Newton N. Minow; Craig L. Lamay.
University of Chicago Press, 2008
Televised Presidential Debates: Advocacy in Contemporary America
Susan A. Hellweg; Michael Pfau; Steven R. Brydon.
Praeger, 1992
Televised Presidential Debates and Public Policy
Sidney Kraus.
L. Erlbaum Associates, 2000 (2nd edition)
The Great Debates: Kennedy vs. Nixon, 1960
Sidney Kraus.
Indiana University Press, 1977
The Great Debates: Carter vs. Ford, 1976
Sidney Kraus.
Indiana University Press, 1979
Candidates in Conflict: Persuasive Attack and Defense in the 1992 Presidential Debates
William L. Benoit; William T. Wells.
University of Alabama Press, 1996
Rhetorical Studies of National Political Debates-- 1996
Robert V. Friedenberg.
Praeger, 1997
The Electronic Election: Perspectives on the 1996 Campaign Communication
Lynda Lee Kaid; Dianne G. Bystrom.
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 10 "Constructing the 1996 Debates: Determining the Settings, Formats, and Participants," Chap. 11 "Metaphors in the 1996 Presidential Debates: An Analysis of Themes," Chap. 12 "Citizen Response to the 1996 Presidential Debates: Focusing on the Focus
In Pursuit of the White House 2000: How We Choose Our Presidential Nominees
William G. Mayer.
Seven Bridges Press, 2000
Librarian’s tip: Chap. Seven "The Role of Televised Debates in the Presidential Nominating Process"
Audience Perceptions of Politeness and Advocacy Skills in the 2000 and 2004 Presidential Debates
Dailey, William O.; Hinck, Edward A.; Hinck, Shelly S.
Argumentation and Advocacy, Vol. 41, No. 4, Spring 2005
News Verdicts, the Debates, and Presidential Campaigns
James B. Lemert; William R. Elliott; James M. Bernstein; William L. Rosenberg; Karl J. Nestvold.
Praeger Publishers, 1991
The Joint Press Conference: The History, Impact, and Prospects of American Presidential Debates
David J. Lanoue; Peter R. Schrott; Bernard K. Johnpoll.
Greenwood Press, 1991
Media Messages in American Presidential Elections
Diana Owen; Bernard K. Johnpoll.
Greenwood Press, 1991
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 5 "Televised Presidential Debates: The Ultimate Pseudoevents"
The Use of Evidence in Presidential Debates: A Study of Evidence Levels and Types from 1960 to 1988
Levasseur, David; Dean, Kevin W.
Argumentation and Advocacy, Vol. 32, No. 3, Winter 1996
Political Campaign Communication: Principles and Practices
Judith S. Trent; Robert V. Friedenberg.
Praeger, 2000 (4th edition)
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 8 "Debates in Political Campaigns"
Political Communication: Politics, Press, and Public in America
Richard M. Perloff.
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1998
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 21 "Debates: Formats and Strategies" and Chap. 22 "Debates: Impact and Controversies"
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