The President's Speech

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Tonight's State of the Union address is billed by the White House as a blueprint for economic recovery and competitiveness, but it's also a kind of formal beginning to the President's re-election campaign in 2012. Can Barack Obama rise above the expected clichés? Walter Shapiro, senior correspondent for Politics Daily, wrote speeches for former President Jimmy Carter.

Credits

Guest:
Walter Shapiro - Roll Call / Yale University - @MrWalterShapiro

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Sonya Geis