Book Oliver P. Morton : a study of his career as a public speaker and of his speaking on slavery, civil war, and reconstruction issues / by E. Orville Johnson.
Publication year: 1957.
Call Number E649 .J64 1958a
Media class: Book
Thesis (Ph. D.) -- University of Michigan, 1957.
Extent: 2, iii, 271 leaves.
"The purpose of this study is to collect available data concerning the public speaking career of Oliver P. Morton; to present his ideas on the issues raised by slavery, civil war, and reconstruction; to give a rhetorical analysis of selected speeches; and to describe his methods of speech preparation and his manner of style of speech delivery"--Abstract.
Introduction -- The background of Oliver P. Morton -- Morton's speaking career -- Morton's views on slavery, secession, Civil War, and Reconstruction -- A critical analysis of selected speeches of Morton -- Morton's preparation and presentation of speeches -- Conclusions.