1988 - Color, President Reagan: State Of The Union Address (Excerpts) 25Jan88
Reagan at podium waitting for applause to subside. Introduced by Speaker of House James Wright, w/ Vice President Bush. “...we’re not finished yet. My message to you is put on your work shoes, we’re still on the job.”
20:49:44 “..the budget process has broken down, it needs a drastic overhaul.” (applause).
Talks of bills arriving at his desk late. Shows the size of the budget to much applause: conference report; reconciliation bill; long term resolution all totaling 43 pounds of paper & ink. “Congress shouldn’t send another one of these!” (applause). “And if you do I will not sign it.”
1980s American Government; Presidency; Daily Life; Economy; Speech;