Archival Collections

President Clinton delivers his final State of the Union address

This exhibit focuses on speechwriting files for President Clinton’s State of the Union Addresses. Finding Aids describing Speechwriters’ involvement with the SOTU are listed below:  

Baer, Don

Blinken, Antony   

Boorstin, Robert    

Curiel, Carolyn      

Edmonds, Terry     

Glastris, Paul       

Kusnet, David        

Meyer, Noa          

Prince, Jonathan

Shesol, Jeff           

Shih, June            

Waldman, Michael

Weiss, Lowell        

Widmer, Edward    

Wilkie, Carter        

Learn more about President Clinton and the State of the Union with additional online Findings Aids and more items from the Clinton Digital Library.

Visit the Clinton Library’s YouTube Channel for a playlist of archived video of the State of the Union Addresses.  These Clinton Library YouTube videos show the President’s delivery of the SOTU speeches as well as some of the procedures for the State of the Union message.

Learn more about the history of the State of the Union Address from the United States House of Representatives.