Televised Presidential Debates: Advocacy in Contemporary America

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In the end, perhaps the answer is reflected in the wisdom of Al Smith: "The only cure for the evils of democracy is more democracy."

Robert E. Denton, Jr.


NOTE
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This argument is based on Robert E. Denton, Jr., "Primetime Politics: The Ethics of Teledemocracy", in Ethical dimensions of political communication, Robert E. Denton , Jr., ed. ( New York: Praeger, 1991), 91-114.

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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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