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1978 State of the Union

January 19, 1978
Source: National Archives

On January 19, 1978, President Jimmy Carter, at podium, delivered the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. President Carter assured the nation that “We've come through a long period of turmoil and doubt, but we've once again found our moral course, and with a new spirit, we are striving to express our best instincts to the rest of the world.”

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