State of the Union, 1st Edition

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  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released January 2010
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Overview

Through an expansive collection of primary source materials and original, informative introduction and headnotes, State of the Union: Presidential Rhetoric from Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush explores ways in which modern U.S. presidents have appealed directly to the public and how the public has responded.

State of the Union: Presidential Rhetoric from Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush is a comprehensive reference containing all the state of the union addresses - as well as each inaugural address - delivered from Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush. This unique single-volume resource presents over 100 full-text addresses. Headnotes accompanying each address provide valuable context for each address by outlining the events leading up to the address and exploring the ensuing public reaction.

An introductory essay to the volume provides readers with an in-depth look at the history of state of the union addresses and examines how presidents have crafted their speeches to meet changing styles and circumstances. State of the Union also includes a bibliography of sources related to presidential rhetoric, a chronological listing of all addresses included in the volume, a timeline showing major events as highlighted in the addresses, and a comprehensive index.

A valuable research tool for students and scholars of U.S. history, government, politics, and public policy, State of the Union: Presidential Rhetoric from Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush will be a frequently-used resource in almost any academic or public library.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
1: The State of the Union Address and the Rise of Rhetorical Leadership.
2: Wilson, Woodrow, 1913-1921.
3: Wilson, Woodrow, 1913-1917.
4: Annual Message to Congress: December 2, 1913.
5: Annual Message to Congress: December 8, 1914.
6: Annual Message to Congress: December 7, 1915.
7: Annual Message to Congress: December 5, 1916.
8: Wilson, Woodrow, 1917-1921.
9: Annual Message to Congress: December 4, 1917.
10: Annual Message to Congress: December 2, 1918.
11: Annual Message to Congress: December 2, 1919.
12: Annual Message to Congress: December 7, 1920.
13: Harding, Warren G., 1921-1923.
14: Annual Message to the Congress: December 6, 1921.
15: Annual Message to Congress: December 8, 1922.
16: Coolidge, Calvin, 1923-1929.
17: Coolidge, Calvin, 1923-1925.
18: Annual Message to the Congress: December 6, 1923.
19: Annual Message to Congress: December 3, 1924.
20: Coolidge, Calvin, 1925-1929.
21: Annual Message to Congress: December 8, 1925.
22: Annual Message to Congress: December 7, 1926.
23: Annual Message to Congress: December 6, 1927.
24: Annual Message to Congress: December 4, 1928.
25: Hoover, Herbert, 1929-1933.
26: Annual Message to Congress: December 3, 1929.
27: Annual Message to Congress: December 2, 1930.
28: Annual Message to Congress: December 8, 1931.
29: Annual Message to Congress: December 6, 1932.
30: Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1933-1945.
31: Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1933-1937.
32: Annual Message to Congress: January 3, 1934.
33: Annual Message to Congress: January 4, 1935.
34: Annual Message to Congress: January 3, 1936.
35: Annual Message to Congress: January 6, 1937.
36: Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1937-1941.
37: Annual Message to Congress: January 3, 1938.
38: Annual Message to Congress: January 4, 1939.
39: Annual Message to Congress: January 3, 1940.
40: Annual Message to Congress: January 6, 1941.
41: Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1941-1945.
42: State of the Union Address: January 6, 1942.
43: State of the Union Address: January 7, 1943.
44: State of the Union Message: January 11, 1944.
45: State of the Union Message: January 6, 1945.
46: Truman, Harry S., 1945-1953.
47: Truman, Harry S., 1945-1949.
48: Message to Congress on the State of the Union: January 21, 1946.
49: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 6, 1947.
50: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 7, 1948.
51: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 5, 1949.
52: Truman, Harry S., 1949-1953.
53: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 4, 1950.
54: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 8, 1951.
55: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 9, 1952.
56: Message Congress on the State of the Union: January 7, 1953.
57: Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1953-1961.
58: Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1953-1957.
59: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: February 2, 1953.
60: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 7, 1954.
61: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 6, 1955.
62: Message to Congress on the State of the Union: January 5, 1956.
63: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 10, 1957.
64: Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1957-1961.
65: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 9, 1958.
66: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 9, 1959.
67: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 7, 1960.
68: Message to Congress on the State of the Union: January 12, 1961.
69: Kennedy, John F., 1961-1963.
70: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 30, 1961.
71: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 11, 1962.
72: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 14, 1963.
73: Johnson, Lyndon B., 1963-1969.
74: Johnson, Lyndon B., 1963-1965.
75: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 8, 1964.
76: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 4, 1965.
77: Johnson, Lyndon B., 1965-1969.
78: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 12, 1966.
79: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 10, 1967.
80: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 17, 1968.
81: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 14, 1969.
82: Nixon, Richard, 1969-1974.
83: Nixon, Richard, 1969-1973.
84: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 22, 1970.
85: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 22, 1971.
86: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 20, 1972.
87: Nixon, Richard, 1973-1974.
88: State of the Union Message to Congress: Overview and Goals: February 2, 1973.
89: State of the Union Message to Congress on Natural Resources and the Environment: February 15, 1973.
90: State of the Union Message to Congress on the Economy: February 22, 1973.
91: State of the Union Message to Congress on Human Resources: March 1, 1973.
92: State of the Union Message to Congress on Community Development: March 8, 1973.
93: State of the Union Message to Congress on Law Enforcement and Drug Abuse Prevention: March 14, 1973.
94: Address to Congress on the State of the Union: January 30, 1974.
95: Ford, Gerald R., 1974-1977.
96: Address before a Joint Session of Congress Reporting on the State of the Union: January 15, 1975.
97: Address before a Joint Session of Congress Reporting on the State of the Union: January 19, 1976.
98: Address before a Joint Session of Congress Reporting on the State of the Union: January 12, 1977.
99: Carter, Jimmy, 1977-1981.
100: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 19, 1978.
101: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 25, 1979.
102: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 23, 1980.
103: Annual Message to Congress on the State of the Union: January 16, 1981.
104: Reagan, Ronald, 1981-1989.
105: Reagan, Ronald, 1981-1985.
106: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 26, 1982.
107: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 25, 1983.
108: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 25, 1984.
109: Reagan, Ronald, 1985-1989.
110: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: February 6, 1985.
111: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: February 4, 1986.
112: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 27, 1987.
113: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 25, 1988.
114: Bush, George H. W., 1989-1993.
115: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on Administration Goals: February 9, 1989.
116: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 31, 1990.
117: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 29, 1991.
118: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 28, 1992.
119: Clinton, William J., 1993-2001.
120: Clinton, William J., 1993-1997.
121: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on Administration Goals: February 17, 1993.
122: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 25, 1994.
123: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 24, 1995.
124: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 23, 1996.
125: Clinton, William J., 1997-2001.
126: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: February 4, 1997.
127: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 27, 1998.
128: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 19, 1999.
129: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 27, 2000.
130: Bush, George W., 2001-2006.
131: Bush, George W., 2001-2005.
132: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on Administration Goals: February 27, 2001.
133: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 29, 2002.
134: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 28, 2003.
135: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 20, 2004.
136: Bush, George W., 2005-2006.
137: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: February 2, 2005.
138: Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union: January 31, 2006.
Appendix.
Woodrow Wilson’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress on Tariff Reform: April 8, 1913.
Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Inaugural Address: March 4, 1933.
Ronald Reagan’s Inaugural Address: January 20, 1981.
Opposition Responses to State of the Union Speeches, 1966—2006.
State of the Union Gallery Visitors, 1982—2006.
President’s Annual Messages to Congress, 1790—1913.
Captions and Credits.
Index.