By Dr. Lori Cox Han Ph.D.

ISBN-10: 1603442200

ISBN-13: 9781603442206

A president who distances himself from stagecraft will locate himself upstaged. George H. W. Bush sought to “stay the direction” when it comes to coverage whereas distancing himself from the general public kin concepts hired throughout the management of Ronald Reagan, his predecessor. yet Bush stumbled on in the course of his one-term presidency technique of coverage continuity coupled with mediocre verbal exchange talents “does now not make for a powerful public photograph as an efficient and energetic chief within the White House", as writer and pupil Lori Cox Han demonstrates in A Presidency Upstaged. Incorporating large archival research from the George Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University—including records in simple terms recently available via requests made less than the liberty of knowledge Act—Han completely examines the general public presidency of George H. W. Bush. Han analyzes how conversation techniques, relationships with the click, and public opinion polling formed and outlined his snapshot as a leader. The study for this examine additionally contains content material research of press assurance (both print and tv) and significant public addresses through the Bush administration. "Lori Cox Han skillfully makes use of archival fabrics, interviews and best educational experiences to give a radical research of George H.W. Bush's public presidency. Her booklet is a useful addition to the literature on presidential communications, media, and politics, and likewise stands as a really resource at the occasions of the 1st Bush presidency."-Mark Rozell, professor of Public coverage, George Mason college and writer, strength and Prudence

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