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    Franklin D. Roosevelt State of the Union Address

    President Roosevelt in his State of the Union Address, talked about the efforts of the United Nations against the armies of Germany and Japan in World War II.

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    State Of The Union Addresses

    Universal newsreels for Truman’s 1952 and Eisenhower’s 1960 State of the Union addresses, Courtesy of the National Archives. President Truman warned the Nation of the threat of War.…

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    1952 State Of The Union Address

    A Universal Newsreel of President Truman as he delivered his 1952 State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. Courtesy of the National Archives.

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    1961 State of the Union Address

    A Universal Newsreel included portions of President Kennedy delivering his first State of the Union address.

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    1962 State Of The Union Address

    President Kennedy delivered his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress.

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    1963 State of the Union Address

    A portion of President Kennedy’s State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress.

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    1964 State of the Union Address

    President Johnson spoke to Congress regarding the State of the Union. He focused on the need to improve the unemployment rate and equal civil rights for all Americans. He also proposed a…

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    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,” proposing a sweeping national agenda from education reforms to a war on deadly…

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    1966 State of the Union Address

    President Johnson delivered his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress.

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    1969 State of the Union Address

    President Lyndon Johnson delivered his final State of the Union Address to Congress on January 14, 1969, less than a week before the inauguration of his successor, Republican Richard Nixon.…

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    1970 State of the Union Address

    Speaking at the U.S. Capitol before a joint session of Congress, President Richard Nixon discussed his initiatives regarding foreign relations, increased funding for law enforcement, and…

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    1974 State of the Union Address

    President Nixon gave his annual State of the Union address and focused on an energy crisis and efforts to secure a Middle East peace. He also spoke about the Watergate investigation saying…

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    1975 State of the Union Address

    In his first State of the Union address, five months after assuming office following President Nixon’s resignation, President Gerald R. Ford told Congress he didn’t expect much applause because “I’ve got bad news.” He…

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    1977 State of the Union Address

    President Ford addressed the Congress in his final State of the Union address. He discussed Vietnam, national defense, and fiscal policy issues.

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    1980 State of the Union Address

    President Jimmy Carter delivered his State of the Union address to the joint session of Congress. Topics included the Iran hostage situation, the Russian invasion of Afghanistan and energy…

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    Presidential Economic Address

    President Ronald Reagan delivered his economic address to a joint session of Congress. This was President Reagan’s first speech before the House and Senate.

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    1982 State of the Union Address

    President Ronald Reagan delivered his first State of the Union address. He proposed increasing the power of the states. This was the first State of the Union in which a special guest, Lenny…

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    1983 State of the Union Address

    President Ronald Reagan delivered his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress.

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    1984 State of the Union Address

    President Ronald Reagan delivered the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. He announced a plan to build a space stations and discussed deficits and the economy.

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    1985 State of the Union Address

    President Reagan delivered the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. He discussed taxes and introduced a foreign policy aimed at combating the influence of the Soviet…

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    1986 State of the Union Address

    President Reagan delivered his annual State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. The speech was delayed several days in order to honor and mourn the victims of the Space…

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    1987 State of the Union Address

    President Ronald Reagan delivered his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress.

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    State of the Union Address: Behind the Scenes

    Mr. Hymel, the vice chairmen of Hill and Knowlton, talked about preparations for President Reagan’s State of the Union address. He also responded to audience telephone calls. Live shots…

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    Democratic Issues

    Richard Conlon, a representative of the Democratic Study Group, previewed that evening’s State of the Union address by President Reagan from the Democratic point of view.

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    Open Phones: State of the Union Address

    Open phone session where telephone lines were opened for audience comments on President Reagan’s just completed State of the Union address.

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    State of the Union Response

    The Senate majority leader Robert Byrd and the Speaker of the U.S. House, James Wright, delivered the Democratic Party’s responses to President Ronald Reagan’s State of the Union address.

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    Republican Issues

    Mr. Robert Okun, the executive director of the House Republican Conference, previewed President Reagan’s State of the Union address from a Republican point of view and offered his thoughts…

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    State of the Union Address Review

    Representative Bill Armstrong reviewed President Reagan’s just completed State of the Union address and responded and offered his thoughts on President Reagan’s plans for 1988.…

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    1988 State of the Union Address

    President Ronald 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…

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    Open Phones: State of the Union Address

    Telephone lines were opened for audience comments. Clips were shown of interviews in Statuary Hall with members of Congress reacting to President Reagan’s State of the Union address.

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    State of the Union Address Review

    Senator Paul Sarbanes of Maryland (D) reviewed President Reagan’s just completed State of the Union address and offered his opinions on the president’s goals for the upcoming year. Senator…

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    State of the Union Address Review

    George Condon, the Washington bureau chief for Copley News Service, answered host and audience questions on President Reagan’s State of the Union address and the interview Vice-President…

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    Presidential Economic Address

    President George H.W Bush announced his proposed budget in his first address to a joint session of Congress. The president’s remarks were interrupted numerous times by applause. This speech…

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    Presidential Economic Address Response

    House Speaker Jim Wright (TX) and Senator Lloyd Bentsen (TX) delivered the Democratic response to President Bush’s State of the Union address.

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    State of the Union Response

    Representative Tom Foley, House minority leader, delivered the Democratic response to President Bush’s State of the Union address.

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    1990 State of the Union Address

    The Senate met in joint session with the House of Representatives to hear President Bush’s State of the Union address. The president spoke of the changes in the world in the last year: the…

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    1991 State of the Union Address

    President George H.W. Bush delivered his State of the Union Address. President Bush tried to reassure Americans that the U.S. would win the war in the Persian Gulf and overcome domestic economic problems. On the…

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    State of the Union Response

    Mr. Mitchell, responding to President Bush’s State of the Union address delivered a few minutes earlier, called on President Bush to deal with the United States' domestic crisis as seriously as he is dealing…

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    Open Phones and Congressional Reactions

    During this live call-in, footage was shown of interviews given by representatives and senators in response to the president’s State of the Union address. Telephone lines were opened for viewer…

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    Media Reaction to State of the Union

    Mr. Dave McConnell discussed President Bush’s state of the union speech, and the reactions of the media and members of Congress to the address.

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    1992 State of the Union Address

    President Bush delivered the annual State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. He spoke about domestic issues and military spending in a post-Soviet era. This was his last…

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    State of the Union Response

    Representative Tom Foley (D-WA) represented the Democratic Party in his response to the president’s State of the Union address. he spoke about the coming recession ,US strength at home and…

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    Presidential Economic Address

    President Bill Clinton announced his economic program in his first address to a joint session of Congress. He proposed a stringent system of tax increases and spending cuts intended to reduce the federal…

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    Presidential Economic Address Response

    House Minority Leader Robert Michel spoke in a televised address to the nation in response to the president’s address to Congress earlier in the evening. In his remarks, Representative…

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    1994 State of the Union Address

    President Bill Clinton delivered his first State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress. He highlighted his administration’s accomplishments during 1993 including passage of…

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    State of the Union Response

    Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole (R-Kansas) delivered the Republican response to President Bill Clinton’s State of the Union Address. The senator spoke about the president’s health care…

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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    Senator Nancy Kassebaum (R-Kansas) participated in a live call-in program. She spoke about the Clinton administration’s health care proposals as they were outlined in the president’s State…

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    Senate Session

    Senators convened and then walked to the House chamber for a joint session of Congress to hear President William Jefferson Clinton deliver his State of the Union address.

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    1995 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 responsibilities to their families, neighbors, and…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Mike McCurry, White House Press Secretary, briefed reporters on various issues, including the president’s upcoming state of the union speech and the budget negotiations. Mr. Johnson briefed…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    White House press secretary, Michael McCurry talked with reporters about federal budget negotiations, the State of the Union Address and other topics.

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    Historical State of the Union Addresses

    Clips were shown of historical State of the Union Addresses by Presidents F. Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy and L. Johnson.

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    1996 State of the Union Address

    President Bill Clinton delivered his 1996 State Of The Union address to a joint session of Congress. He spoke of educational opportunities, economic security, and freedom from crime.

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    State of the Union Response

    Senator Bob Dole (R-KS), the Senate majority leader, responded to the State of the Union Address by calling President Bill Clinton an elitist. Senator Dole, the Republican front-runner for the…

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    State of the Union Reaction

    Six Republican governors were in Washington for an executive meeting. They commented on President Bill Clinton’s State of the Union Address.

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    Washington Wednesday Journal

    C-SPAN’s Washington Journal program that covered political and news events through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists and legislators and viewer calls.

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    Issues Briefing Breakfast

    House Majority Whip Tom Delay (R-TX) talked about the State of the Union Address, the federal budget negotiations, and the congressional legislative agenda.

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    1997 State of the Union Address

    In the annual State of the Union address, President Clinton outlined in greater detail many of the proposals upon which he campaigned. He called for action on a variety of fronts by Congress, the states and the…

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    State of the Union Response

    Rep. J.C. Watts R-Oklahoma delivered the Republican response to President Clinton’s State of the Union address. His audience was a group of his constituents and high school students from around the…

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    Senate Minority Leader News Conference

    Senator Daschle and Senator Lautenberg, the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, briefed reviewed the president’s State of the Union Address, specifically his budget priorities.…

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    Washington Journal: Wednesday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    1998 State of the Union Address

    President Bill Clinton delivered his fifth State of the Union address to members of the House and Senate, the executive branch, the diplomatic corps and guests in the gallery. He outlined…

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    State of the Union Response

    Senator Lott delivered the Republican response to the president’s State of the Union Address. He focused on tax reform, education reform with more local control and crime and drug…

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    1999 Budget Outlook

    Republican Budget Committee Chairmen reacted to the new initiatives outlined by President Bill Clinton in his State of the Union message. They stated that the outlines of his budget…

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    1999 State of the Union Address

    President Clinton delivered his sixth State of the Union address to members of the House and Senate, the executive branch, the diplomatic corps, and guests in the gallery. He outlined initiatives…

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    State of the Union Reaction

    Members of Congress talked about their impressions of President Clinton’s final State of the Union Address. Representatives Jackson-Lee, DeFazio, Watt, Menendez, and Armey and Senators…

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    Open Phones: State of the Union Address

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Clinton’s final State of the Union Address.

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    State of the Union Reaction

    Members of Congress spoke about their impressions of President Clinton’s final State of the Union Address.

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    State of the Union Preview

    White House Deputy Chief of Staff, Maria Echaveste, previewed President Clinton’s final State of the Union speech. She focused on the major topics addressed in the speech including health…

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    State of the Union Preview

    Prior to President Clinton’s final State of the Union Address, scholars discussed the history and importance of the event. Their discussion was followed by a discussion of the preparations…

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    2000 State of the Union Address

    President Clinton delivered his seventh and final State of the Union address to members of the House and Senate, the executive branch, the diplomatic corps and guests in the gallery. He said that…

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    State of the Union Response

    In their response to President Clinton’s State of the Union Address Senators Collins and Frist criticized the Clinton administration for retaining too much federal authority in education…

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    Presidential Address Reaction

    Members of congress spoke about President Bush’s budget proposals and their impressions of his economic address to a joint session of Congress.

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    Presidential Economic Address Response

    Following President Bush’s economic address to a joint session of Congress, Senator Daschle and Representative Gephardt spoke to the nation about the proposals contained in the president’s…

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    Presidential Address Preview

    Prior to President Bush’s economic address before a joint session of Congress, guests from the Capitol and the C-SPAN studio talked about the event. The program included video footage from past…

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    Presidential Economic Address

    In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Bush outlined his budget and economic goals. He offered a plan that would provide a $1.6 trillion tax cut, pay off $2 trillion…

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    Presidential Address Review

    Following President Bush’s economic address, telephone lines were open for viewer response. Additionally, the Democratic response and Congressional reactions from Statuary Hall were shown.

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    Presidential Address Reaction

    Following President Bush’s economic address to a joint session of Congress, telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the speech. Additionally, Congressional reaction from Statuary…

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    Presidential Radio Address

    In his weekly radio address President Bush outlined some of the topics he would raise in his State of the Union address and on security issues.

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    State of the Union

    Mike Allen, of the Washington Post and Timothy Burger, of New York Daily News, joined C-SPAN’s Washington Journal and talked about President George H.W. Bush’s State of the Union address.

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    State of the Union Response

    Representative Richard Gephardt D Missouri replied to the president’s State of the Union address, saying that the country supporter the presidents efforts to combat terrorism but differed…

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    2002 State of the Union Address

    For sale instead: 168446 compiled program. In his first State of the Union address, President George W. Bush emphasized programs to defeat terrorism at home and abroad, revive the economy,…

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    Issues in the President's Speech

    Adam Clymer, Washington Correspondent for The New York Times, talked about the issues President Bush is expected to cover in his State of the Union address. Mr. Clymer referred to these addresses as…

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    Alternative State of the Union

    Congressional members spoke to reporters about alternatives to proposals expected to be put forth in the president’s State of the Union address. Among the topics they addressed were the…

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    2002 State of the Union

    In his first official State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, President George W. Bush talked about the dangers posed by terrorist threats and a weak economy. In his…

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    Open Phones and Reaction Interviews

    Following President George H.W. Bush’s first State of the Union address members of Congress reacted to his speech. Also, C-SPAN’s telephone lines were opened for viewer comments.

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    Open Phones: State of the Union Address

    C-SPAN’s telephone lines were opened for viewer thoughts and comments to President George H.W. Bush’s State of the Union address.

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    Defense Issues

    Pentagon Spokesperson Victoria Clarke talked about the defense budget, the appointment of a new homeland defense chief, and defense topics to be addressed in the president’s State of the…

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    Republican Reaction

    Mr. Racicot gave the Republican reaction to the President’s State of the Union address. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    Democratic Reaction

    Representative Martin Frost D-Texas, gave his reaction to the President George H.W. Bush’s State of the Union speech. He outlined the issues that had bipartisan support.

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    State of the Union Member Reaction

    Following President Bush’s State of the Union address members spoke to reporters about their impressions of the speech.

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    Open Phones: State of the Union

    Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to President Bush’s second State of the Union address.

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    Cabinet Meeting

    President Bush spoke to reporters in the Cabinet Room about proposals due to be delivered in his State of the Union speech.

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    Alternative State of the Union

    Progressive Caucus members spoke to reporters about their alternate view of the State of the Union as President Bush was scheduled to give his second State of the Union to a joint session…

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    Progressive Caucus Agenda

    Representative Lee talked about the president’s State of the Union speech to be delivered in the evening and the Progressive Caucus' objections to several policies due to be outlined. She…

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    State of the Union

    Representative Drier spoke about the president’s State of the Union speech due to be delivered to a joint session of Congress in the evening and about the Republican legislative agenda. He…

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    2003 State of the Union Address

    In his second State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, President Bush outlined several domestic programs to stimulate the economy and create jobs, strengthen Medicare, and…

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    2003 State of the Union Address

    Sell 174799-2. In his second State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, President Bush outlined several domestic programs to stimulate the economy and create jobs,…

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    State of the Union Response

    In his response to President Bush’s second State of the Union address, Governor Locke spoke about his immigrant background, points of fundamental agreement with the president over foreign…

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    Open Phones: State of the Union

    Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to President Bush’s second State of the Union address.

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