The 1994 State of the Union
“And so tonight, let us resolve to continue the journey of renewal, to create more and better jobs, to guarantee health security for all, to reward work over welfare, to promote democracy abroad, and to begin to reclaim our streets from violent crime and drugs and gangs, to renew our own American community.” - President Clinton
Carter Wilkie was a White House Speechwriter for the first two years of the Clinton administration. Wilkie’s research for the 1994 State of the Union includes lessons from past addresses as well as ideas and suggestions from outside advisors, the Cabinet, and White House advisors.
Robert O. Boorstin worked as President Clinton’s chief speechwriter at the National Security Council from 1994 to 1995.
Boorstin’s files for the 1994 State of the Union include ideas and suggestions from President Clinton, White House advisors, the Cabinet, and outside advisors.
Boorstin’s files match themes in the 1994 State of the Union, such as economic accomplishments and the economic agenda, healthcare, foreign policy, and the crime bill.