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

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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
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003


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