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… read more

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 detailed the country’s economic and energy woes, blaming, in part, “ever-increasing levels of government benefits.” On the eve of the American bicentennial, he urged his countrymen “to move in a new direction.” close

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1975 State of the Union Address

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Program ID:
67899-1
Category:
Joint Session of Congress
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Address
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 15, 1975 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Jan 24, 2015 | 11:16pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 19, 2015 | 3:16pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 19, 2015 | 11:15pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 20, 2015 | 4:40am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 24, 2015 | 7:16pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 24, 2015 | 11:16pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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