"Our Mission and Our Moment": George W. Bush and September 11th

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

This essay explores the ways in which President George W. Bush explained the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Through his choice of genre, use of visual imagery, and creation of an American people, Bush crafted the authority to dominate public interpretation of those events and the appropriate response to them.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)607-632
JournalRhetoric and Public Affairs
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

Fingerprint

September 11, 2001
genre
president
interpretation
event
September 11 Attacks
George W. Bush
Authority
American People
Attack
Terrorist
Visual Imagery

Cite this

"Our Mission and Our Moment": George W. Bush and September 11th. / Murphy, John M.

In: Rhetoric and Public Affairs, Vol. 6, No. 4, 01.01.2003, p. 607-632.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

@article{44e32731703d476ebce59cbe17056878,
title = "{"}Our Mission and Our Moment{"}: George W. Bush and September 11th",
abstract = "This essay explores the ways in which President George W. Bush explained the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Through his choice of genre, use of visual imagery, and creation of an American people, Bush crafted the authority to dominate public interpretation of those events and the appropriate response to them.",
author = "Murphy, {John M.}",
year = "2003",
month = "1",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1353/rap.2004.0013",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "6",
pages = "607--632",
journal = "Rhetoric and Public Affairs",
issn = "1094-8392",
publisher = "Michigan State University",
number = "4",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - "Our Mission and Our Moment": George W. Bush and September 11th

AU - Murphy, John M.

PY - 2003/1/1

Y1 - 2003/1/1

N2 - This essay explores the ways in which President George W. Bush explained the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Through his choice of genre, use of visual imagery, and creation of an American people, Bush crafted the authority to dominate public interpretation of those events and the appropriate response to them.

AB - This essay explores the ways in which President George W. Bush explained the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Through his choice of genre, use of visual imagery, and creation of an American people, Bush crafted the authority to dominate public interpretation of those events and the appropriate response to them.

U2 - 10.1353/rap.2004.0013

DO - 10.1353/rap.2004.0013

M3 - Article

VL - 6

SP - 607

EP - 632

JO - Rhetoric and Public Affairs

JF - Rhetoric and Public Affairs

SN - 1094-8392

IS - 4

ER -