History Buzz August 15, 2012: David Greenberg: NJ Gov. Chris Christie Cannot be a Bully in Republican Convention Keynote Speech


History Buzz


Gov. Christie cannot be a bully in keynote speech

Source: Rutgers Today, 8-15-12

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been tapped as the keynote speaker for the Republican convention later this month. It’s a high profile slot that can sometimes make or break a political career. David Greenberg, associate professor of history and journalism and media studies in the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University, said Christie will have to adapt his rhetoric to fill the role of statesman at the convention. Greenberg studies the American presidency and its reflection in the media and popular culture. He is author of Nixon’s Shadow: the History of an Image, Presidential Doodles and Calvin Coolidge. He is presently working on a book about the history of political spin….READ MORE

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