Topic: Watch President Ronald Reagan’s 1983 speech to the National Association of Evangelicals, perhaps the most explicit presidential endorsement of Christian faith in recent times. As you watch this presentation, please prepare and post your written answers to the following questions:
- How does he establish credibility?
- How does he appear to establish character in the eyes of his audience?
- Would you describe this speech as charismatic? Why?
- Which types of appeals does he utilize to support his point?
- In your own words, what is his main point or argument in this speech?