Martin J. Medhurst

MARTIN J. MEDHURST is Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication and Professor of Political Science at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. 

Interview: Communication and Rhetoric Professor Dr. Martin Medhurst
from, 2014
"Dr. Medhurst, thanks so much for agreeing to this interview...
You are an expert in communication, rhetoric, and logic, and your primary focus is in analyzing the rhetoric of presidential speeches. Please explain for our readers what is meant by a rhetorical study of presidential speeches, and what is involved in your approach of analyzing the speeches. If you were to mention briefly a few insights or interesting facts about presidential speeches over the years, what would you share? Is there anything unique or noteworthy in the rhetoric of President Barack Obama’s speeches?..."
The Complete Interview