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The Resource Republic of spin : an inside history of the American Presidency, David Greenberg

Republic of spin : an inside history of the American Presidency, David Greenberg

Label
Republic of spin : an inside history of the American Presidency
Title
Republic of spin
Title remainder
an inside history of the American Presidency
Statement of responsibility
David Greenberg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the political publicity methods of the past century documents the rise of the White House "spin machine" to illuminate the art of image making and message craft, citing the activities of presidents and back-stage strategists as well as ongoing debates about the impact of spin on politics
Summary
A history of the political publicity methods of the past century documents the rise of the White House "spin machine" to illuminate the art of image-making and message craft, citing the activities of presidents and back-stage strategists as well as ongoing debates about the impact of spin on politics
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10462709
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greenberg, David
Dewey number
973.09/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E176.1
LC item number
.G824 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Public relations and politics
  • Communication in politics
  • Public opinion
  • Political consultants
  • Spin doctors
  • Critics
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an inside history of the American presidency
Label
Republic of spin : an inside history of the American Presidency, David Greenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [453]-507) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A world of spin -- Part I. The age of publicity -- Theodore Roosevelt and the public presidency -- William McKinley and the passing of the old order -- The rise of public opinion -- TR and "the fair-haired" -- Muckraking and its critics -- The passion of Upton Sinclair -- The dawn of public relations -- Wilson speaks -- Pitiless publicity -- The press agents' war -- The journey of George Creel -- Disillusionment -- Part II. The age of ballyhoo -- Return to normalcy -- Walter Lippmann and theproblem of the majority -- The likes and dislikes of H.L. Mencken -- Bruce Barton and the soul of the 1920s -- "Silent Cal" -- The overt acts of Edward Bernays -- Master of emergencies -- Part III. The age of communication -- Tuned to Roosevelt -- Nazismand propaganda -- The dark side of radio -- Campaigns, inc -- The wizard of Washington -- The road to war -- The facts and figures of Archibald MacLeish -- Propaganda and the "Good War" -- Part IV. The age of news management -- The underestimation of Harry Truman -- George Gallup and the promise of scientific polling -- Psychological warfare -- Eisenhower answers America -- Salesmanship and secrecy -- The TV president -- "Atoms for peace" -- Vance Packard and the anxiety of persuasion -- Part V. The ageof image making -- Theodore H. White and the unmaking of presidential mystique -- The great debates -- The politics of image -- The Kennedy mystique -- News management in Camelot -- Crisis -- "Let us continue" -- The credibility gap -- The new politics --Part VI. The age of spin -- Richard Nixon and the permanent campaign -- The Reagan apotheosis -- Spinning out of control -- George W. Bush and the "truthiness" problem -- Barack Obama and the spin of no spin
Control code
20470231
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 540 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393067064
Lccn
2015031998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(DLC)BK0017143558
Label
Republic of spin : an inside history of the American Presidency, David Greenberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [453]-507) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A world of spin -- Part I. The age of publicity -- Theodore Roosevelt and the public presidency -- William McKinley and the passing of the old order -- The rise of public opinion -- TR and "the fair-haired" -- Muckraking and its critics -- The passion of Upton Sinclair -- The dawn of public relations -- Wilson speaks -- Pitiless publicity -- The press agents' war -- The journey of George Creel -- Disillusionment -- Part II. The age of ballyhoo -- Return to normalcy -- Walter Lippmann and theproblem of the majority -- The likes and dislikes of H.L. Mencken -- Bruce Barton and the soul of the 1920s -- "Silent Cal" -- The overt acts of Edward Bernays -- Master of emergencies -- Part III. The age of communication -- Tuned to Roosevelt -- Nazismand propaganda -- The dark side of radio -- Campaigns, inc -- The wizard of Washington -- The road to war -- The facts and figures of Archibald MacLeish -- Propaganda and the "Good War" -- Part IV. The age of news management -- The underestimation of Harry Truman -- George Gallup and the promise of scientific polling -- Psychological warfare -- Eisenhower answers America -- Salesmanship and secrecy -- The TV president -- "Atoms for peace" -- Vance Packard and the anxiety of persuasion -- Part V. The ageof image making -- Theodore H. White and the unmaking of presidential mystique -- The great debates -- The politics of image -- The Kennedy mystique -- News management in Camelot -- Crisis -- "Let us continue" -- The credibility gap -- The new politics --Part VI. The age of spin -- Richard Nixon and the permanent campaign -- The Reagan apotheosis -- Spinning out of control -- George W. Bush and the "truthiness" problem -- Barack Obama and the spin of no spin
Control code
20470231
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 540 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393067064
Lccn
2015031998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(DLC)BK0017143558

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