McGreevey, James (1957- )

edited by
Jacob Stutzman

30 September 2007

Voices of Democracy: The U. S. Oratory Project

Department of Communication,
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University of Maryland,
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McGreevey, James. (2004). “Text of N.J. Governor’s Announcement.” Associated Press, August 12, 2004. [=A]
McGreevey, James. (2004). “I’m a Gay American.” [videorecording]
Accessed on September 2, 2007. [=B]

The copy-text is McGreevey 2004 [= A], a transcript of the delivered speech published
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Library of Congress Subject Headings

Library of Congress Classification

12 August 2004
New Jersey State Legislature
Trenton, New Jersey


Political Science – State Government



VOD Associate Editor
Gaines, Robert N.

Created TEI header and xml conformant file. Validated on 25 March 2006 in XMetal 3.1.3 against teixlite.dtd (version 2004-07-16)


Stutzman, Jacob

comparing AP transcript with the video recording