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The Seventies: Season 1

1x05 The State of the Union is Not Good

  • 2015-07-17T03:00:00+01:00 on CNN
  • 60 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary

"The State of the Union is Not Good." That unlikely phrase is taken from President Gerald Ford's 1975 State of the Union address and reflects an America that careened from crisis to crisis in the second half of the decade. Richard Reeves, Lesley Stahl, Douglas Brinkley, and Rick Perlstein help us understand why.