BARRY BRUMMETT is professor of communication at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has published several articles and books, including Contemporary Apocalyptic Rhetoric ( Praeger, 1991).
RICHARD E. CRABLE is professor and chair of the California State University Department of Communciation Studies in Sacramento.
JEFFREY L. COURTRIGHT is assistant professor of communication at the Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, teaching courses in public relations, organizational communication, and rhetoric. His work has appeared in Public Relations Review, and he also has contributed a chapter to the forthcoming book, Warranting Assent: Case Studies in Argument Evaluation ( Edward Schiappa, Ed.).
WILLIAM N. ELWOOD is a principal investigator for a National Institute on Drug Abuse international research project, the Cooperative Agreement for AIDS Community-Based Outreach/Intervention Research Program. He also is president of the Aidos Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to research on drug abuse-related issues. Elwood's publications concentrate on rhetoric and drug policy and on concerns involving chronic, out-of-treatment injection drug and crack users. His book, Rhetoric in the War on Drugs: The Triumphs and Tragedies of Public Relations, is a 1994 Praeger publication.
KELLY FUDGE is a doctoral student in the Department of Speech Communication at the University of Texas at Austin.
KATHLEEN M. GERMAN is a professor at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. She has written many articles and book chapters, has been the