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Gregory Honan

Political Science
Wellesley, Mass.
Project title: Welfare Narratives In United States Political Rhetoric: Stories, Power, and Contestation in Central Appalachia
Mentor: Laura Roselle

Fall 2013/Winter 2014

This semester I finished coding of interviews and spent significant time on research.  I read mainly about political communications, presidential power and persuasion, and welfare narratives in the Reagan and Clinton administrations.  Towards the end of the semester and during Winter Term I began writing my final paper.  I am currently in the middle of condensing my notes and writing the sections of the paper on the Reagan and Clinton administrations, welfare narratives in the media, and welfare narratives in Alamance County.  The bulk of my research recently has been on the Office of Communications in the White House and how it operated during Reagan and Clinton’s tenures.


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