State of the Union Compilation

President Bush delivered his fourth State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. In his remarks he focused on spending… read more

President Bush delivered his fourth State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. In his remarks he focused on spending priorities, social policy, plans to introduce Social Security reform, and U.S. policy in Iraq and the Middle East. His comments were interrupted several times by applause and occasional muffled objections. He also recognized guests in the Gallery including a recent Iraqi voter and a family that lost their son in Iraq whose embrace precipitated a long pause in the speech. 

THE COMPILATION INCLUDES C-SPAN studio guests previewing the president’s speech; the House and Senate assembling prior to the Joint Session; the Speaker introducing the Cabinet and other officials; the president’s address; Democratic Party leaders responding to the speech; and viewers commenting by telephone. close

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

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Program ID:
185324-1
Category:
Joint Session of Congress
Format:
Address
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 2, 2005

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  • Feb 02, 2005 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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