Presidential Speeches

January 30, 1974: State of the Union Address

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Richard Nixon

January 30, 1974

Source National Archives

President Nixon reviews the progress of the previous five years and evaluates how America has met the challenges those years presented. He dismisses the idea that a recession is coming and concentrates on outlining the problems which the administration will combat, including transportation, inflation, and especially the energy crisis. Nixon briefly mentions the Watergate scandal and expresses his intent to remain at the post to which he was elected.

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January 30, 1974: State of the Union Address

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