Presidential Speeches and Debate Performance

Wayne Fields, English and American Cultural Studies professor at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, examined the debating… read more

Wayne Fields, English and American Cultural Studies professor at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, examined the debating styles of Governor Sarah Palin and Senator Joe Biden. He also talked the use of rhetoric and debating styles in past presidential speech performances, and responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. 

Professor Fields spoke via remote video from the vice presidential debate site at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Presidential Speeches and Debate Performance

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Oct 2, 2008

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  • Oct 02, 2008 | 9:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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