The Hillwood Herald is the news blog of Hillwood Academic Day School. Written and published by the school’s upper grades (fifth through eighth), this blog tracks student, staff, and family happenings at the school.
Friday, January 28, 2011
The History of the State of the Union, Obama's Turn
George Washington gave the first state of Union on January 8, 1799. As tradition, the president makes this report annually. While not required to be a speech, every president since Woodrow Wilson has made the State of the Union report as a speech and delivered it before a joint season of Congress.