State of the Union Address

President Reagan delivered his State of the Union Address to a Joint Session of Congress. He talked about the values of work, family,… read more

President Reagan delivered his State of the Union Address to a Joint Session of Congress. He talked about the values of work, family, religion and freedom. He set out several objectives: take steps to stabilize the economy, attack social problems through education and other means, make use of the global economic revolution, and budget for international security. He also spoke out against abortion-on-demand. The speech was interrupted many times by applause. CR, pp. H1-H24. close

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State of the Union Address

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Program ID:
1248-1
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Joint Session of Congress
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Address
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 25, 1988
Last Aired:
Jan 26, 1988

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  • Jan 25, 1988 | 8:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 26, 1988 | 6:46am EST | C-SPAN 1
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