1965 State of the Union Address

In his second State of the Union address, President Johnson called on Americans to continue on the “road to the great society,”… read more

In his second State of the Union address, President Johnson called on Americans to continue on the “road to the great society,” proposing a sweeping national agenda from education reforms to a war on deadly diseases to a campaign against pollution. He declared his support for civil rights, specifically the right to vote and the enforcement of civil rights laws providing “opportunity for all” including “Negro Americans.” close

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

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1965 State of the Union Address

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Program ID:
67859-1
Category:
Joint Session of Congress
Format:
Address
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 31, 1969
Last Aired:
Jan 25, 2015

Airing Details

  • Dec 31, 1969 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN.org
  • Jan 19, 2015 | 2:12pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 19, 2015 | 10:11pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 20, 2015 | 3:36am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 24, 2015 | 4:46pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 25, 2015 | 2:45am EST | C-SPAN 3