Foreign Policy Appeals

in Who Leads Whom?

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print December 2005 | ISBN: 9780226092805
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226092492 | DOI:
Foreign Policy Appeals

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This chapter assesses foreign policy appeals with empirics paralleling those in domestic policy appeals. Accordingly, the chapter commences with descriptive statistics on the nationally televised speeches of Presidents Eisenhower through Clinton regarding foreign and defense issues such as arms control, economic aid, and trade agreements. It then examines the causes and legislative effects of foreign policy appeals using a data set of annual budgetary negotiations between the executive and legislative branches.

Keywords: foreign policy appeals; domestic policy appeals; televised speeches; annual budget; President Eisenhower; trade agreements

Chapter.  7681 words. 

Subjects: US Politics

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