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Comparing Convention, State of Union Speeches

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Comparing Convention, State of Union Speeches

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Comparing Convention, State of Union Speeches

Comparing Convention, State of Union Speeches

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NPR's Mike Pesca looks back almost 30 years and compares the convention speeches of several incumbent presidents — including Thursday night's address by President Bush — with the State of the Union Addresses each gave just months before.