1978 State of the Union Address

The 1978 State of the Union address was given by President Jimmy Carter to a joint session of the 95th United States Congress on January 19, 1978.

1978 State of the Union Address
DateJanuary 19, 1978 (1978-01-19)
Time9:00 p.m. EST
Duration46 minutes
VenueHouse Chamber, United States Capitol
LocationWashington, D.C.
Coordinates38°53′23″N 77°00′32″W / 38.88972°N 77.00889°W / 38.88972; -77.00889
TypeState of the Union Address
ParticipantsJimmy Carter
Previous1977 State of the Union Address
Next1979 State of the Union Address

The speech lasted 46 minutes and 4 seconds.[1] and contained 4580 words.[2]

The Republican Party response was delivered by Senator Howard Baker Jr. (TN) and Representative John Rhodes (AZ).[3]

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  1. ^ "Length of State of the Union Addresses in Minutes". Presidency.ucsb.edu. Retrieved October 21, 2012.
  2. ^ "Length of State of the Union Addresses". Presidency.ucsb.edu. Retrieved October 21, 2012.
  3. ^ "List of Opposition Responses to State of the Union Addresses". Presidency.ucsb.edu. Retrieved October 21, 2012.

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