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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Theodore Roosevelt's coinage of the term "bully pulpit" mentioned.
(New York: Jeff Greenfield) Historical precedents for President Clinton's speech declaring war on the deficit featured; historical film shown. [President Franklin D. ROOSEVELT - makes war speech.] [In 1964, President Lyndon JOHNSON - announces war on poverty.] [In 1974, President Gerald FORD - calls inflation public enemy number one.] [In 1977, President Jimmy CARTER - declares war on the energy crisis.] [Presidential historian Michael BESCHLOSS - explains how presidents try to rally public opinion.] [In 1965, JOHNSON - attacks bigotry and injustice.] [President Ronald REAGAN - calls for a tax cut.]
- Greenfield, Jeff;
- Jennings, Peter
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