Skip to content

Framing the Debate Famous Presidential Speeches and How Progressives Can Use Them to Change the Conversation (and Win Elections)

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 0977197298

ISBN-13: 9780977197293

Edition: 2007

Authors: Jeffrey Feldman, George Lakoff

List price: $14.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


"Frames are mental structures that shape the way we see the world. . . . When you hear a word, its frame is activated in your brain. . . . In politics our frames shape our social policies. . . . Because language activates frames, new language is required for new frames."-George Lakoff For decades, the powerful communications machine of the conservative movement has controlled our national political discourse. One of the biggest obstacles to progressive victory has been seeing what American political speech looks like when it is not "framed" by the Republican noise machine. Framing the Debate: Famous Presidential Speeches and How Progressives Can Use Them to Change the Conversation (and…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Ig Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Framers and Framing
Voice of the Country: George Washington, First Inaugural Address (1789)
Wise and Frugal: Thomas Jefferson, First Inaugural Address (1801)
Of the People: Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address (1863)
The Muck Rake: Theodore Roosevelt, Address on the Cornerstone Laying for the Cannon Building (1906)
Highways of the World: Woodrow Wilson, War Message (1917)
Happiness is Achievement: Franklin D. Roosevelt, First Inaugural Address (1933)
Us Against Them: Harry Truman, Inaugural Address (1949)
Balance in Progress: Dwight Eisenhower, Farewell Address (1961)
Ask and Answer: John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address (1961)
Build a Society: Lyndon Johnson, University of Michigan Commencement Address (1964)
I Have Succeeded: Richard Nixon, Resignation Speech (1974)
Down That Path: Jimmy Carter, Address to the Nation (1979)
A Small Story: Ronald Reagan, Farewell Address to the Nation (1989)
Government is a Person: Bill Clinton, Second Inaugural Address (1997)
Evil Will Attack: George Bush-State of the Union (2002)
The Three P's of Progressive Politics
Selected References