State of the State of the Union

Friday, February 03, 2006


It was that time of year again this week - on Tuesday, the POTUS made his way over to Capitol Hill for the latest installment in the annual rite known as the State of the Union address. But a brief look at history will show that it was not always thus. Xeni Jardin talks to Slate political correspondent John Dickerson about the evolution of a media spectacle.

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