John F Kennedy Address Rhetorical Analysis Essay

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On April 11, 1962 John F. Kennedy held a news conference in which he addresses the most recent steel prices. He then calls for stable prices and wages as the country rebuilds as it comes out of a recession. Kennedy uses rhetorical devices to persuade corporate steel companies to reduce prices. Kennedy opens his address and implies that steel corporations have acted out in an unjustifiable and irresponsible manner in regards to the nation's public interest. Kennedy then creates a sharp tone as he continues to justify his actions through appealing to the nations emotions by addressing the servicemen in Viet Nam whom are losing their lives. He then relates to the American People in lines 16-21 by evaluating the handful of steel executives and
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