Rhetoric & Public Affairs 20, no. 1 cover
Rhetoric & Public Affairs 20, no. 1
Edited by Martin J. Medhurst

Nathan S. Atkinson, "Public Exclusions: Garrison State Rhetoric and the Domestic Control of Atomic Energy, 1945–46"
Randall Fowler, "Lion’s Last Roar, Eagle’s First Flight: Eisenhower and the Suez Crisis of 1956"
Travis Cram, “'An Open Door: Responsibility and the Comic Frame in Obama’s Foreign Policy Rhetoric on Iran"
Jansen B. Werner, "Building a 'Dwelling Place' for Justice: Ethos Reinvention in Martin Luther King Jr.’s 'Where Do We Go from Here?'”
Kevin Musgrave, "A Battle for Hearts and Minds: Evangelical Capitalism and Pastoral Power in Bruce Barton’s 'The Public'”

Review Essay
Christine J. Gardner, "Popular Culture and the Evangelical Imagination"

Book Reviews
Craig R. Smith, Confessions of a Presidential Speechwriter, reviewed by Diana B. Carlin
Ian Haney López, Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class, reviewed by Jonathan P. Rossing
John Oddo, Intertextuality and the 24-Hour News Cycle: A Day in the Rhetorical Life of Colin Powell’s U.N. Address, reviewed by Mark A. Thompson
Raka Shome, Diana and Beyond: White Femininity, National Identity, and Contemporary Media Culture, reviewed by Haneen Shafeeq Ghabra and Bernadette Marie Calafell
Scott Stroud, Kant and the Promise of Rhetoric, reviewed by Ronald C. Arnett
Subjects: Rhetoric
Publication Date: June 15th, 2018
200 pages| 6 in x 9 in
MARTIN J. MEDHURST is Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication and Professor of Political Science at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.