Unformatted text preview: sturdy points. He left it to the individual to pull the country up by its bootstraps, not the government. He wanted the people to conserve energy by carpooling and by exercising other forms of conservation. His speech is written clearly and concisely. The only problem was he did not seem to have the passion in his voice. I’m sure he looked and felt passionate, but his voice did not seem like it to the listener. His written speech, the text, was written perfectly and there was no excuse for any American to take his points in a separate way. The text was strong and looked like that of a passionate leader. This goes to show that the different types of media truly do affect how a president is perceived. If somebody was listening on radio alone, they wouldn’t be flattered, but depressed by the President’s remarks. If they read the text they would be happy about the passion that Carter exhibited....
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- Spring '08
- Jimmy Carter, President of the United States, speech writer