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The Resource All the presidents' wits : the power of presidential humor, Gerald Gardner

All the presidents' wits : the power of presidential humor, Gerald Gardner

Label
All the presidents' wits : the power of presidential humor
Title
All the presidents' wits
Title remainder
the power of presidential humor
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Gardner
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.92
Index
index present
LC call number
E839.5
LC item number
.G32 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
All the presidents' wits : the power of presidential humor, Gerald Gardner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 261-267
Contents
Part One: Ronald Reagan -- The age issue -- The president's wit -- The disengagement issue -- Unchecked anecdotes -- The Gipper versus the government -- Terms of endearment -- The genial man -- Part Two: Jimmy Carter -- The reluctant humorist -- A matter of taste -- A whiff of arrogance -- Carter and the press -- The fine art of self-deprecation -- The Carter dilemma -- Part Three: Gerald R. Ford -- Without a helmet -- The Orben touch -- Hollywood on the Potomac -- The modesty gambit -- Part Four: Richard M. Nixon -- The last laugh -- You think that's funny? -- The regular fellow -- Nixon versus the press -- Part Five: Lyndon B. Johnson -- Earthy humor -- The humor group -- The folksy president -- A sense of inadequacy -- The monarch and the press -- Part Six: John F. Kennedy -- Defusing issues -- Seducing the press -- The gridiron dinners -- The speechwriters -- A sense of security -- Laughter in Camelot
Control code
13425565
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
274 p.
Isbn
9780688059408
Lccn
86008374 //r86
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Clarence Schultz, 2010 (Access. No. 2010-111). With dust jacket.
Label
All the presidents' wits : the power of presidential humor, Gerald Gardner
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 261-267
Contents
Part One: Ronald Reagan -- The age issue -- The president's wit -- The disengagement issue -- Unchecked anecdotes -- The Gipper versus the government -- Terms of endearment -- The genial man -- Part Two: Jimmy Carter -- The reluctant humorist -- A matter of taste -- A whiff of arrogance -- Carter and the press -- The fine art of self-deprecation -- The Carter dilemma -- Part Three: Gerald R. Ford -- Without a helmet -- The Orben touch -- Hollywood on the Potomac -- The modesty gambit -- Part Four: Richard M. Nixon -- The last laugh -- You think that's funny? -- The regular fellow -- Nixon versus the press -- Part Five: Lyndon B. Johnson -- Earthy humor -- The humor group -- The folksy president -- A sense of inadequacy -- The monarch and the press -- Part Six: John F. Kennedy -- Defusing issues -- Seducing the press -- The gridiron dinners -- The speechwriters -- A sense of security -- Laughter in Camelot
Control code
13425565
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
274 p.
Isbn
9780688059408
Lccn
86008374 //r86
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Clarence Schultz, 2010 (Access. No. 2010-111). With dust jacket.

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