Rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama

May 23, 2012

Hour 1:           It’s all around us, but how recognizable and effective is the language used to persuade us every day? We’ll discuss the history and use of rhetoric this hour with journalist Sam Leith [1], author of the new book “Words Like Loaded Pistols: Rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama” (Basic Books, 2012).

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[1] Sam Leith: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/sam-leith

[2] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/153518584/KERA_153518584.mp3

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