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State of the union address

Title
State of the union address
Genre
Interview; Speech
TX Date
29 Jan 1992
Year of production
1992
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Duration
00:03:04
Description
6 linked clips on US President George H. W. Bush’s State of the Union address announcing slashes in defence budget due to end of the Cold War and pledging to fight the economic recession.1. Excerpt of address on economic recession.2. Excerpt on reducing defence spending.3. Excerpt on Communism dying this year.4. UK Defence Secretary Tom King on nuclear defence reduction announced.5.Excerpt on fear of nuclear war being over.6. Excerpt on end of Cold War, to applause.
Contributors
Tom King; George H. W. Bush
Keywords
USA; Budgets; UK; Nuclear weapons; Cold War; Defence policy; Economic recession; Communism; East West relations

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