12 Feb '13, 3pm

State of the Union #SOTU: Live and Interactive: The revolution in American political discourse

State of the Union #SOTU: Live and Interactive: The revolution in American political discourse

The State of the Union speech is more tradition than constitutional requirement, becoming in the 20th Century a major media event and the closest thing the US has to monarchical pomp and ceremony. As media changed, so did the speech. For most of American history, the speech wasn’t even that, but rather just a written message from the President and delivered to Congress to be read into the record. 1923 brought the first speech broadcast via radio (President Calvin Coolidge’s first) and 1947 the first seen on television (President Harry Truman’s second.) As broadcast coverage increased, so did the speech itself, growing longer and, in 1965, moving to prime time. (George Washington’s first speech was less than 10 minutes long, while President Bill Clinton’s final address clocked in at one hour and 49 minutes.) The digital revolution continues that evolution. In 2002, Presiden...

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State of the Union reactions (LIVE)

treehugger.com 13 Feb '13, 3am

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Anonymous to Hack the State of the Union?

spectrum.ieee.org 12 Feb '13, 7pm

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SEIA Statement on President Obama's State of th...

seia.org 13 Feb '13, 2am

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fas.org 12 Feb '13, 3pm

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spectrum.ieee.org 13 Feb '13, 6pm

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RFA on State of the Union: #Biofuels can eco-bo...

ethanolrfa.org 13 Feb '13, 2am

(February 12, 2013) WASHINGTON — During tonight’s State of the Union address, President Obama spoke of the importance of j...

President Obama addresses climate, energy, infr...

treehugger.com 13 Feb '13, 2am

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post: Never mind the State of the Union; here’s what Obama can actually do on climate

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grist.org 11 Feb '13, 6pm

Obama is expected to throw climate hawks a bone (or I guess a small rodent) in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday ni...

How Search Behavior Was Impacted By Last Nights State Of The Union Address

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searchengineland.com 13 Feb '13, 2pm

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Statement from @DeptofDefense Secretary Panetta...

defense.gov 13 Feb '13, 3am

Statement by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta State of The Union Announcement on Afghanistan I welcome President Obama...

Interview w/ wife of 1st openly gay general to attend State of the Union - Outside The Wire via @reporterjoe

Interview w/ wife of 1st openly gay general to ...

militarytimes.com 12 Feb '13, 7pm

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State of the Union: Obama plans to control and ...

bitcointalk.org 13 Feb '13, 2am

He wants to take government malinvestment and form a federal monopoly on the 3d printing industry. This crony capitalism w...

Two @USMC Marines and an @USArmy spouse join th...

defense.gov 12 Feb '13, 6pm

Guests With Military Ties to Join First Lady for Address American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2013 – Three g...

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wirelessweek.com 13 Feb '13, 4pm

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