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RO-*1450-78

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22903-4833)
Glen Thuroq (Project Director: 05/01/1978 to present)

Rhetoric and Presidentian Leadership

To initiate a systematic study by 5 scholars of the contribution of political rhetoric to Presidential leadership. NEH funds will support 5 studies on rhetoric. 1 scholar will focus on the relationship of political rhetoric to statesmanship in classical political thought. This work will provide the theoretical framework for the 4 other studies, 3 of which will be specific historical case studies of presidential rhetoric each an analysis of one of the constituent elements of rhetoric-the speaker, the institutional setting and the nature of the audience. The 4th will analyze the purpose and role of Presidential rhetoric.

Project fields:
Unknown

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$85,823 (approved)
$85,823 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1979 – 12/31/1979