Presidential Communication resource

Interested in comparing rhetoric from the Oval Office over time or just need the transcript of the recent stimulus package press conference? If so, The American Presidency Project is the place to go. Established in 1999 at the University of California, Santa Barbara, the archive contains 85,728 documents related to the study of the Presidency: executive orders, proclamations, State of the Union addresses, State of the Union messages (hmm…what’s the difference?), press conferences, Inaugural addresses, Saturday radio addresses, addresses to Congress, fireside chats (FDR), addresses to the nation, veto messages, addresses to the United Nations, radio & TV correspondents dinners, addresses to foreign legislatures, party convention addresses, and college commencement addresses. There is also a data archive to make quantifiable comparisons relating to President-Congress relations, popularity with the electorate, public appearances, growth of the Executive Branch, election campaigns, and speech lengths in number of words for the State of the Union and Inaugural addresses. It’s a rich and sleekPrez Comm” resource right at your fingertips.

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