State Of the Union: Presidential Rhetoric From Woodrow Wilson To George W Bush

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State of the Union: Presidential Rhetoric from Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush is a comprehensive reference containing every State of the Union address delivered to Congress from 1913 to 2006.Taken as a whole or read separately, these annual speeches offer a fascinating glimpse into the rise of rhetorical leadership, providing insight into how they are tailored to appeal directly to Congress and to the listening and viewing public.

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Overview

State of the Union: Presidential Rhetoric from Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush is a comprehensive reference containing every State of the Union address delivered to Congress from 1913 to 2006.Taken as a whole or read separately, these annual speeches offer a fascinating glimpse into the rise of rhetorical leadership, providing insight into how they are tailored to appeal directly to Congress and to the listening and viewing public.

An introductory essay traces the evolution of the State of the Union address throughout U.S. history and explores how these messages reflect the leadership styles of presidents and the circumstances in which they were delivered. Original, informative introductions provide invaluable context, sketching events in the lead-up to each address and examining the ensuing public and political response. State of the Union also includes several key inaugural addresses from the modern era, information on guests invited to hear the addresses, opposition responses to the State of the Union speeches, a chronological listing of all annual messages prior to 1913, and a comprehensive index.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780872894334
  • Publisher: Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/14/2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1200
  • Product dimensions: 7.24 (w) x 10.28 (h) x 2.60 (d)

Table of Contents


Preface     xi
Introduction: The State of the Union Address and the Rise of Rhetorical Leadership     1
Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1921
First Term: 1913-1917
Annual Message to Congress: December 2, 1913     14
Annual Message to Congress: December 8, 1914     20
Annual Message to Congress: December 7, 1915     28
Annual Message to Congress: December 5, 1916     40
Second Term: 1917-1921
Annual Message to Congress: December 4, 1917     44
Annual Message to Congress: December 2, 1918     51
Annual Message to Congress: December 2, 1919     60
Annual Message to Congress: December 7, 1920     69
Warren G. Harding, 1921-1923
Annual Message to Congress: December 6, 1921     76
Annual Message to Congress: December 8, 1922     86
Calvin Coolidge, 1923-1929
First Term: 1923-1925
Annual Message to Congress: December 6, 1923     98
Annual Message to Congress: December 3, 1924     111
Second Term: 1925-1929
Annual Message to Congress: December 8, 1925     125
Annual Message to Congress: December 7, 1926     144
Annual Message to Congress: December 6, 1927     163
Annual Message to Congress: December 4, 1928     180
Herbert Hoover, 1929-1933
Annual Message to Congress: December 3, 1929     198
Annual Message to Congress: December 2, 1930     219
Annual Message to Congress: December 8, 1931     229
Annual Message to Congress: December 6, 1932     241
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933-1945
First Term: 1933-1937
Annual Message to Congress: January 3, 1934     252
Annual Message to Congress: January 4, 1935     256
Annual Message to Congress: January 3, 1936     263
Annual Message to Congress: January 6, 1937     270
Second Term: 1937-1941
Annual Message to Congress: January 3, 1938     276
Annual Message to Congress: January 4, 1939     285
Annual Message to Congress: January 3, 1940     292
Annual Message to Congress: January 6, 1941     298
Third Term: 1941-1945
State of the Union Address: January 6, 1942     305
State of the Union Address: January 7, 1943     312
State of the Union Message: January 11, 1944     320
State of the Union Message: January 6, 1945     328
Harry S.Truman, 1945-1953
First Term: 1945-1949
Message to Congress on the State of the Union: January 21, 1946     346
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 6, 1947     377
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 7, 1948     390
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 5, 1949     400
Second Term: 1949-1953
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 4, 1950     407
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 8, 1951     416
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 9, 1952     424
Message to Congress on the State of the Union: January 7, 1953     434
Dwight P. Eisenhower, 1953-1961
First Term: 1953-1957
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: February 2, 1953     452
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 7, 1954     466
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 6, 1955     478
Message to Congress on the State of the Union: January 5, 1956     492
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 10, 1957     508
Second Term: 1957-1961
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 9, 1958     517
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 9, 1959     527
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 7, 1960     537
Message to Congress on the State of the Union: January 12, 1961     549
John F. Kennedy, 1961-1963
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 30, 1961     564
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 11, 1962     574
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 14, 1963     587
Lyndon B. Johnson, 1963-1969
First Term: 1963-1965
Address to Congress on rhe State of the Union: January 8, 1964     600
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 4, 1965     606
Second Term: 1965-1969
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 12, 1966     617
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 10, 1967     627
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 17, 1968     641
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 14, 1969     652
Richard Nixon, 1969-1974
First Term: 1969-1973
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 22, 1970     662
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 22, 1971     670
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 20, 1972     679
Second Term: 1973-1974
State of the Union Message to Congress
Overview and Goals: February 2, 1973     687
Natural Resources and the Environment: February 15, 1973     691
The Economy: February 22, 1973     700
Human Resources: March 1, 1973     708
Community Development: March 8, 1973     722
Law Enforcement and Drug Abuse Prevention: March 14, 1973     731
Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 30, 1974      741
Gerald R. Ford, 1974-1977
Address before a Joint Session of Congress Reporting on the State of the Union: January 15, 1975     752
Address before a Joint Session of Congress Reporting on the State of the Union: January 19, 1976     760
Address before a Joint Session of Congress Reporting on the State of the Union: January 12, 1977     770
Jimmy Carter, 1977-1981
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 19, 1978     780
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 25, 1979     789
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 23, 1980     795
Annual Message to Congress on the State of the Union: January 16, 1981     802
Ronald Reagan, 1981-1989
First Term: 1981-1985
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 26, 1982     872
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 25, 1983     881
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 25, 1984     891
Second Term: 1985-1989
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: February 6, 1985     900
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: February 4, 1986     908
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 27, 1987     915
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 25, 1988     922
George H.W. Bush, 1989-1993
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on Administration Goals: February 9, 1989     932
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 31, 1990     940
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 29, 1991     947
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 28, 1992     955
William J. Clinton, 1993-2001
First Term: 1993-1997
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on Administration Goals: February 17, 1993     966
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 25, 1994     977
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 24, 1995     990
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 23, 1996     1005
Second Term: 1997-2001
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: February 4, 1997     1016
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 27, 1998     1028
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 19, 1999     1040
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 27, 2000      1053
George W. Bush, 2001-2006
First Term: 2001-2005
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on Administration Goals: February 27, 2001     1072
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 29, 2002     1080
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 28, 2003     1087
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 20, 2004     1097
Second Term: 2005-2006
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: February 2, 2005     1106
Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 31, 2006     1115
Appendix
Woodrow Wilson's Address to a Joint Session of Congress on Tariff Reform: April 8, 1913     1126
Franklin D. Roosevelt's Inaugural Address: March 4, 1933     1129
Ronald Reagan's Inaugural Address: January 20, 1981     1133
Opposition Responses to State of the Union Speeches, 1966-2006     1138
State of the Union Gallery Visitors, 1982-2006     1141
President's Annual Messages to Congress, 1790-1913     1145
Captions and Credits     1147
Index     1149
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