1990 State of the Union Address

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1990 State of the Union Address
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President George H. W. Bush delivering the address. Sitting behind Bush are Vice President Dan Quayle and House Speaker Tom Foley.
DateJanuary 31, 1990 (1990-01-31)
Time9:00 p.m. EST
Duration35 minutes
VenueHouse Chamber, United States Capitol
LocationWashington, D.C.
Coordinates38°53′23″N 77°00′32″W / 38.88972°N 77.00889°W / 38.88972; -77.00889Coordinates: 38°53′23″N 77°00′32″W / 38.88972°N 77.00889°W / 38.88972; -77.00889
TypeState of the Union Address
ParticipantsGeorge H. W. Bush

The 1990 State of the Union Address was given by the 41st president of the United States, George H. W. Bush, on January 31, 1990, at 9:00 p.m. EST, in the chamber of the United States House of Representatives to the 101st United States Congress. It was Bush's first State of the Union Address and his second speech to a joint session of the United States Congress. Presiding over this joint session was the House speaker, Tom Foley, accompanied by Dan Quayle, the vice president, in his capacity as the president of the Senate.

The speech lasted 35 minutes and 43 seconds.[1] and contained 3777 words.[2]

The Democratic Party response was delivered by House Speaker Tom Foley (WA).[3]

Edward J. Derwinski, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, served as the designated survivor.[4]

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  1. ^ "Length of State of the Union Addresses in Minutes". Presidency.ucsb.edu. Retrieved September 27, 2012.
  2. ^ "Length of State of the Union Addresses". Presidency.ucsb.edu. Retrieved September 27, 2012.
  3. ^ "List of Opposition Responses to State of the Union Addresses". Presidency.ucsb.edu. Retrieved September 27, 2012.
  4. ^ "Cabinet Members Who Did Not Attend the State of the Union Address". Presidency.ucsb.edu. Retrieved September 27, 2012.

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Preceded by State of the Union addresses
1990
Succeeded by