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January 26, 1994 | Associated Press
President Clinton opened his State of the Union Address Tuesday night with a joke on himself about a mix-up with the TelePrompTer the last time he spoke before Congress. "I am not sure what speech is in the TelePrompTer tonight, but I hope we can talk about the State of the Union," Clinton said to laughter. He was referring to his address to Congress last Sept. 22 outlining his health care program.
January 29, 1998
Allegations surrounding President Clinton resulted in the biggest audience for a State of the Union address since the first year of his presidency. Year: Millions of viewers 1998: 53 1997: 41 1996: 41 1995: 42 1994: 46 1993: 67 Source: Nielsen Media Research
January 21, 1999
Nearly 44 million people watched President Clinton's State of the Union address on the four major networks and three all-news cable channels, a substantial decline in audience from last year, based on projections by Nielsen Media Research. Viewing surged a year ago to the highest level since the first year of Clinton's presidency, fueled by the allegations surrounding his relationship with former White House intern Monica S. Lewinsky.
January 25, 1992
The Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace will host a town meeting Tuesday for the public to watch and then give their opinions on President Bush's State of the Union address. A panel of experts will be on hand to offer analysis of the speech, including Cal State Fullerton President Milton Gordon, presidential political consultants Stuart K. Spencer and Ken Khachigian, Orange County Supervisor Gaddi H. Vasquez and UC Irvine political science professor Mark Petracca.
January 31, 1990
President Bush will deliver his first State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at 6 tonight. The speech will be broadcast live on many television and radio stations, and will be followed by a Democratic Party response by House Speaker Thomas S. Foley of Washington state. Television coverage of the speech will be provided by ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and C-SPAN.
January 23, 1996 | Times Wire Services
President Clinton's State of the Union speech will be carried live tonight on several channels, followed by the GOP response. ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, C-SPAN, NET-TV, CNBC, the Comedy Channel and NBC's America's Talking will air the speech, set to begin at 6 p.m. PST. The Public Broadcasting Service will offer coverage but let affiliates opt for regular programming. The address will also be available in audio and text versions on the Internet after it is delivered.
January 29, 1991 | Associated Press
President Bush will use his State of the Union message at 6 p.m. PST today to give a "status report" on the progress of the Persian Gulf War, Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater said Monday. Although officials earlier had suggested that the speech would deal about equally with the war and domestic matters, Fitzwater said a discussion of the conflict would take up "more than half."
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