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 State of the Union Addresses

2 MP3 CDs - 54 episodes

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FDR State of the Union
The State of the Union speech is mandated by the Constitution of the United States. George Washington delivered the first State of the Union on January 8, 1790. Nixon-Ford State of the UnionThomas Jefferson discontinued the practice of giving a speech in front of congress and instead wrote the State of the Union and a clerk read it outloud. In 1913, Woodrow Wilson brought back the spoken State of the Union and every president thereafter followed suit with the exception of Jimmy Carter in 1981.

Originally the State of the Union was a speech between the Executive Chief and the Congress. However, the advent of radio made the State of the Union a public speech heard by Americans everywhere. Calvin Coolidge State of the Union was the first to be aired on radio in 1923.

Some notable State of the Union addresses on radio include Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Four Freedoms" speech

  1. Freedom of speech
  2. Freedom of worship
  3. Freedom from want
  4. Freedom from fear

FDR also spoke of the proposed "Second Bill of Rights." This collection also includes speeches from Harry Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson ("Unconditional war on poverty"), Richard Nixon ("One year of Watergate is enough"), Gerald Ford ("The state of the union is not good" ), Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George HW Bush, Bill Clinton ("Era of big government is over"), George W Bush ("Axis of evil"), Barack Obama

See also: Presidential Inaugurations Collection.

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32 shows - total playtime 21 hours 18 minutes

1941-01-06 Franklin D Roosevelt to
1943-01-07 Franklin D Roosevelt
1944-01-11 Franklin D Rooseveltthe
1949-01-05 Harry S Truman
1953-02-02 Dwight D Eisenhower
1961-01-30 John F Kennedy [excerpt]
1962-01-11 John F Kennedy
1963-01-14 John F Kennedy [excerpt]
1964-01-08 Lyndon B Johnson
1965-01-04 Lyndon B Johnson
1966-01-12 Lyndon B Johnson
1967-01-10 Lyndon B Johnson
1968-01-17 Lyndon B Johnson
1969-01-14 Lyndon B Johnson
1970-01-22 Richard M Nixon
1972-01-20 Richard M Nixon
1974-01-30 Richard M Nixon
1975-01-15 Gerald R Ford
1976-01-19 Gerald R Ford
1977-01-12 Gerald R Ford
1978-01-09 Jimmy Carter
1979-01-23 Jimmy Carter
1980-01-19 Jimmy Carter
1982-01-26 Ronald Reagan
1983-01-25 Ronald Reagan
1984-01-25 Ronald Reagan
1985-02-06 Ronald Reagan
1986-02-04 Ronald Reagan
1987-01-27 Ronald Reagan
1988-01-25 Ronald Reagan
1988-01-28 George HW Bush
1990-01-31 George HW Bush

22 shows - total playtime 22 hours 58 minutes

1991-01-29 George HW Bush
1994-01-25 William J Clinton
1994-01-25 William J Clinton
1995-01-24 William J Clinton
1996-01-23 William J Clinton
1997-02-04 William J Clinton
1998-01-27 William J Clinton
1999-01-19 William J Clinton
2000-01-27 William J Clinton
2002-01-29 George W Bush
2003-01-28 George W Bush
2004-01-20 George W Bush
2005-02-02 George W Bush
2006-01-31 George W Bush
2007-01-23 George W Bush
2008-01-28 George W Bush
2010-01-27 Barack Obama
2011-01-25 Barack Obama
2012-01-24 Barack Obama
2013-02-12 Barack Obama
2014-01-28 Barack Obama
2015-01-20 Barack Obama



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