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Language and public policy / Hugh Rank, editor.

Urbana, Ill. : National Council of Teachers of English, [1974] .
ISBN 0590074245, 9780590074247

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Subjects Advertising -- United States.
Amerikanisches Englisch.
Anglais (Langue) -- Usage.
Communication in politics -- United States.
Communication in politics.
Communication politique -- États-Unis.
English language -- Usage.
Politische Sprache.
Propaganda -- United States.
Publicité -- États-Unis.
United States.
Description xvi, 248 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / Hugh Rank -- part I. Watergate as watershed. Watergate and the language / Hugh Rank -- Words from Watergate / Stefan Kanfer -- Watergaters' forked tongues / Sydney J. Harris -- Watergate lingo: a language of non-responsibility / Richard Gambino -- A Watergate quiz: classical rhetors for the modern student / Hugh Rank -- A Watergate summer / Don L. F. Nilsen -- Language and dramatic character / Walker Gibson -- part II. In and out of the classroom. The language of deceit / David Burmester -- The electric carrot: the rhetoric of advertisement and the art of persuasion / D. G. Kehl -- Ad-man, business-man, teacher-man / Bruce Reeves -- Mendacious messages from Madison Avenue (and recommended remedy) / Vincent P. Norris -- Bias in the mass media: a student-consumer approach to analyzing news products / Robert Cirino -- Mad magazine--witness for the people / Richard Reeves -- Plight of the American language / Jean Stafford -- How we debase the English language / Melvin Maddocks -- Semantics, attitudes, and the training of teachers / Howard F. Livingston -- Let them eat Wonderbread / Peter Klappert -- Symbols, language, and violence / Rollo May --The road to radicalism: a semantic aberration / E. W. Cardaci -- Politics and the American language / Justus George Lawler -- America's need to know / Norman Cousins -- part III. A call to action... and some responses. The rhetoric of peace / Robert F. Drinan -- General semantics: where is it now? / S. I. Hayakawa -- Learning from Watergate / Frank McCulloch and Morton Malkofsky -- Watergate and education: three NEA statements / Today's Education -- Truth is a linguistic question / Dwight Bolinger -- Ethics in public discourse / Robert C. Jeffrey -- Politics and the study of language / H. Thomas McCracken -- part IV. Beginnings of the committee / Walker Gibson -- Committee accomplishments and prospects / Daniel Dieterich -- Relevant lesson / New York Times editorial -- Zieglerrata / Israel Shenker -- In the end was the euphemism / Fred M. Hechinger -- Thistlebottomism / William Safire -- Doublespeak committee uses double-talk / Kenneth J. Rabben -- Conclusion: the teacher-heal-thyself myth / Hugh Rank -- Public doublespeak: a personal reading list / Hugh Rank
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1138810
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