Rhetorical Analysis Of John F. Kennedy's Speech

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On April 10,1962; President John F. Kennedy gave a speech about how the nation’s largest steel companies raised the price of steel by 3.5%. The nation was in an economic distress and and Kennedy had repeatedly asked to keep prices at a stable rate and to have stable wages so that America does not crash into anymore economic distress. Kennedy tries to reassure the people that there will be action taken to create an “Us and Them” mentality. President Kennedy made an effective argument to demonize the cooperation leaders, he effectively demonizes by portraying them as “Un-American” because it is unfair to raise the price of steel when America, as a whole, is going through a time of economical crisis. President Kennedy states in his speech, “a

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