Leading ladies of the White House : communication strategies of notable twentieth-century First Ladies / edited by Molly Meijer Wertheimer. - Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, c2005. - xxiv, 283 p. ; 23 cm. - Communication, media, and politics .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

First ladies' fundamental rhetorical choices : When to speak? What to say? When to remain silent? / Molly Meijer Wertheimer -- The First Lady : a site of "American womanhood" / Karrin Vasby Anderson -- Eleanor Roosevelt : a rhetorical reconstruction of First Ladydom / Lisa R. Barry -- Jacqueline Kennedy : the rhetorical construction of Camelot / Elizabeth J. Natalle -- Lady Bird Johnson : the making of a public First Lady with private influence / Diana B. Carlin -- Pat Nixon : wisdom to know the difference / Linda B. Hobgood -- Betty Ford : a certain comfort from a candid First Lady / Nichola D. Gutgold and Linda B. Hobgood -- Rosalynn Carter : crafting a presidential partnership rhetorically / Diane M. Blair and Shawn J. Parry-Giles -- Nancy Reagan : leading lady, supporting actress, or bit player / Janette Kenner Muir and Mary Mooney -- Barbara Bush : her rhetorical development and appeal / Molly Meijer Wertheimer -- Hillary Rodham Clinton : using her vital voice / Anne F. Mattina -- Laura Bush : using the "magic of words" to educate and advocate / Molly Meijer Wertheimer.

0742536726 (pbk. : alk. paper)

2004015929


Presidents' spouses--History--United States--20th century.
Presidents' spouses--Language.--United States
Communication--Political aspects--United States.
Rhetoric--Political aspects--United States.

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