Presidential debates the challenge of creating an informed electorate by Kathleen Hall Jamieson

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Presidents -- United States -- Election,
  • Campaign debates -- United States,
  • Television in politics -- United States

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementKathleen Hall Jamieson, David S. Birdsell.
ContributionsBirdsell, David S.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK524 .J37 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2036366M
ISBN 10019505539X
LC Control Number88012548

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