State of the Union Address

In his State of the Union address President Clinton called for a new social compact in which Americans exercise their rights and their… read more

In his State of the Union address President Clinton called for a new social compact in which Americans exercise their rights and their responsibilities to their families, neighbors, and country. The president spoke of the economic progress of the past two years, lower federal budget deficits, higher employment, and higher productivity. Other topics included campaign finance reform, lobbying reform, the Republican-proposed balanced budget amendment, welfare reform, health care reform, a proposal to raise the federal minimum wage, the proposed Middle Class Bill of Rights, the line-item veto, a limit on unfunded mandates, action to curb illegal immigration, a reduction in federal regulations, and a federal effort aimed at teenage pregnancy. close

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State of the Union Address

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Program ID:
62882-1
Category:
Joint Session of Congress
Format:
Address
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 24, 1995
Last Aired:
Jan 24, 2011

Airing Details

  • Jan 24, 1995 | 8:51pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 24, 1995 | 9:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 24, 1995 | 11:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 25, 1995 | 2:40am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 25, 1995 | 5:23am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 28, 1995 | 10:12pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 29, 1995 | 7:21am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 22, 2011 | 1:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 23, 2011 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 24, 2011 | 2:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
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