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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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2002
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Social sciences, Politics
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A fireside chat is a Presidential address to the nation characterized by a warm, intimate, and informal tone. It is

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

in the US, the informal broadcasts made by Franklin Roosevelt (1882–1945) during his presidency on topics of national interest....

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public opinion  

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The aggregation of the views of individuals in society. The idea of public opinion has roots in Western political thought that go back to the eighteenth century, although related ideas go back ...
speech writers, Presidential

speech writers, Presidential  

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The White House employs a staff of aides who draft Presidential speeches, messages to Congress, proclamations, executive orders, greetings to White House visitors, eulogies, opening statements at ...

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