Televised Presidential Debates: Advocacy in Contemporary America

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NOTES
1.
See Robert E. Denton, Jr., The symbolic dimensions of the American presidency ( Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 1982); Robert E. Denton, Jr., and Gary Woodward , Political Communication in America ( New York: Praeger, 1985, 2nd edition, 1990); Robert E. Denton, Jr., and Dan Hahn, Presidential communication ( New York: Praeger, 1986); and Robert E. Denton, Jr., The primetime presidency of Ronald Reagan ( New York: Praeger, 1988).
2,
Aristotle, The politics of Aristotle, trans. Ernest Barker ( New York: Oxford University Press, 1970), p. 5.
3.
Aristotle, Rhetoric, trans. Rhys Roberts ( New York: The Modern Library, 1954), p. 22.
4.
Dan Nimmo and Keith Sanders, "Introduction: The Emergence of Political Communication as a Field", in Dan Nimmo and Keith Sanders, eds. Handbook of political communication, ( Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1981), pp. 11-36.
7.
Keith Sanders, Lynda Kaid, and Dan Nimmo, eds. Political communication yearbook: 1984 ( Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University, 1985), pp. 283-308.
8.
Dan Nimmo and David Swanson, "The Field of Political Communication: Beyond the Voter Persuasion Paradigm", in David Swanson and Dan Nimmo, eds., New directions in political communication, ( Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1990), p. 8.
9.
Sanders, Kaid, and Nimmo, p. xiv.
11.
Nimmo and Swanson, p. 11.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Copyright Acknowledgments v
  • Contents ix
  • About the Series xi
  • Notes xiii
  • Series Foreword xv
  • Note xix
  • References xix
  • Preface xxi
  • Chapter One - History of Television Involvement in Presidential Debates 1
  • Note 19
  • Chapter Two - The Structure of Presidential Debate Formats 21
  • Chapter Three - The Verbal Dimension of Presidential Debates 37
  • Chapter Four - The Visual Dimension of Presidential Debates 71
  • Chapter Five - The Impacts of Presidential Debates 101
  • Conclusions 125
  • Appendix 129
  • References 133
  • Author Index 155
  • About the Authors 167
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