Truman’s Whistle-stop Campaign

Title

Truman’s Whistle-stop Campaign

Files

ISBN

978-1-60344-005-9

Publication Date

2008

Publisher

Texas A & M University Press

City

College Station

Disciplines

Communication

Comments

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Text of Harry S. Truman’s Rear-Platform Remarks in Decatur, Illinois,October 12, 1948

Chapter 1 Setting the Political and Rhetorical Strategy, January–May 1948

Chapter 2 The Western Tour, June 1948

Chapter 3 The Democratic National Convention and the Special Session of Congress, July 1948

Chapter 4 The Fall Campaign Begins, September 1948

Chapter 5 The Fall Campaign Continues, October–November 1948

Chapter 6 Why Truman Won: The Rhetorical Roots of a Homespun Victory

Notes

Selected Bibliography

Index