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New Media for the New Millennium : Federal and State Executive Press Aides and Ambition Theory (English) - William C. Spragens

New Media for the New Millennium

Federal and State Executive Press Aides and Ambition Theory (English)

Paperback Published: 21st January 2003
ISBN: 9780761820871
Number Of Pages: 174

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This volume was written as a sequel to a book by the same author published in 1980, titled From Spokesman to Press Secretary, covering White House Press Secretaries from 1929 to 1980, beginning with Herbert Hoover's Press Secretary, George Akerson, and ending with Jimmy Carter's Press Secretary, Jody Powell. It was resumed with Jim Brady, the original Press Secretary for Ronald Reagan, and ended with Michael McCurry, the third Press Secretary (de facto) for Bill Clinton. An effort was made to analyze the ambition factor for Press Secretaries in the concluding chapter.

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Background
Introduction to White House Press Secretariesp. 3
Press Secretaries (1981-1998); The Press Office Enters the Age of the Internet
Jim Brady: Danger in the Press Office (Jan.-March 1981)p. 15
Larry Speakes: Taking Over in a Crisis (1981-1987)p. 23
Marlin Fitzwater: A Press Secretary Serves Two Presidents (1987-1993)p. 37
George Stephanopoulos and Dee Dee Myers: Learning the Ropes (1993-1995)p. 57
Michael D. McCurry: Professional in the Clinton Press Office (1995-1998)p. 63
Press Aides to Six Governors
Governor Pete Wilson of California; Press Secretary Sean Walshp. 73
Governor Lawton Chiles of Florida; Communications Director April Salter Herrlep. 85
Governor George Voinovich of Ohio; Communications Director Mike Dawsonp. 93
Governor John Engler of Michigan; Communications Director John Truscottp. 99
Governor Paul Cellucci of Massachusetts; Press Secretary Ilene Hofferp. 109
Gov. James Hunt of North Carolina; Public Information Officer Robert Gierkap. 121
Views of the Press and Conclusions about the System of Press Secretaries
Correspondents View the White House Press Secretaries' Workp. 131
Ambition Theory and Systemic Analysis of Public Information Officialsp. 147
Bibliographyp. 157
Indexp. 163
About the Authorp. 175
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ISBN: 9780761820871
ISBN-10: 0761820876
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 174
Published: 21st January 2003
Publisher: University Press of America
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.81 x 15.19  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.29

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