A history of the State of the Union — in 2 minutes

February 11, 2013

Want to get caught up on the history of State of the Union speeches but don't have hours to dedicate to reading them all? Problem solved.

The crack Washington Post video team has sorted through the SOTU speeches of the past 60 years and compiled them into a single two-minute mashup. Watch it. Then impress your friends -- and vanquish your enemies -- with how much you know.

Chris Cillizza writes “The Fix,” a politics blog for the Washington Post. He also covers the White House.
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