State of the Union Address

President Clinton delivered his sixth State of the Union Address to members of the House and Senate, the executive branch, the diplomatic… read more

President Clinton delivered his sixth State of the Union Address to members of the House and Senate, the executive branch, the diplomatic corps, and guests in the gallery. He outlined initiatives in several areas, including increased accountability in the education system, increased defense spending, new taxes on tobacco products, and Social Security reform. Earlier in the day the Senate had heard the first arguments from President Clinton’s defense in his impeachment trial. In light of those other proceedings Chief Justice Rehnquist and a few Republican members did not attend the Joint Session. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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State of the Union Address

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Program ID:
118891-1
Category:
Joint Session of Congress
Format:
Address
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 19, 1999
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 2003

Airing Details

  • Jan 19, 1999 | 8:50pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 20, 1999 | 2:13am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 20, 1999 | 8:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 24, 1999 | 11:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 28, 2003 | 7:10am EST | C-SPAN 3
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