2002 State of the Union
In his first official State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress President Bush talked about the dangers posed by terrorist… read more
In his first official State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress President Bush talked about the dangers posed by terrorist threats and a weak economy. In his speech he called for efforts to defeat terrorism at home and abroad, create new jobs, and protect American soil. He also called for increased participation in national service.
This compiled program contains preview interviews with journalists, the Senate moving to the House chamber, introductions of officials, and the Democratic response. close
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- George W. Bush U.S. President [R] United States
- John Dickerson Correspondent Time Magazine->Congress
- Richard A. Gephardt U.S. Representative [D] Missouri
- Susan Swain Executive Vice President C-SPAN
- Jill Zuckman Chief Correspondent Chicago Tribune->Congress
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