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 |
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 |
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."
February 4, 1997 |
When the U.S. political elite assembles at the Capitol for President Clinton's State of the Union address tonight, Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman will be prepared to take over if disaster strikes. Glickman, according to a White House official, is designated survivor for the speech, taking his turn in a macabre rotation that ensures that someone in the national leadership will be left to carry on if all those at Clinton's speech are somehow wiped out.
January 28, 1987 |
President Reagan departed Tuesday night from his usual practice of picking out individuals for recognition as heroes in his State of the Union address and instead voiced a broad-ranging salute to an "uncommon nation of doers." "In America, we the people are in charge," he said. "They are the entrepreneurs, the builders, the pioneers, and a lot of regular folks--the true heroes of our land who make up the most uncommon nation of doers in history," Reagan said. "America isn't finished," he said.
January 23, 1987 |
House Republican leader Robert H. Michel warned Thursday that unless President Reagan sends Congress a clear signal on his legislative plans in his State of the Union address Tuesday, the lawmakers themselves will take charge of the agenda for the 100th Congress. "Seeing the kind of things we're up against, this would have to be one of his more important State of the Union messages," the veteran Illinois legislator told a breakfast session with Times reporters.
January 26, 2003 |
In a preview of Tuesday's State of the Union address, President Bush on Saturday gave a glimpse of what will dominate his 2003 agenda: boosting the economy, making the country safer from attack, giving the elderly greater access to health care and preaching the gospel of compassion. "Our nation faces many great challenges all at once," Bush said in his weekly radio address, summing up what aides have described as the overarching theme of the upcoming speech.
January 25, 1994
Viewers can watch President Clinton's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress today at 6 p.m. on CBS, NBC, ABC, KTTV, PBS, KMEX, C-SPAN, C-SPAN2, CNN and CNBC. The speech will be followed by a Republican response. Radio stations KABC-AM (790), KCRW-FM (89.9), KFI-AM (640), KFWB-AM (980), KNX-AM (1070), KPCC-FM (89.3) and KPFK-FM (90.7) also will cover the address. It will be rebroadcast on C-SPAN at 8:30 p.m., CNBC at 9 p.m. and CNN at 10 p.m.