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State of the Union 2013: Why Should You Care? (VOA On Assignment Feb. 15)i
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February 15, 2013
On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui talks with VOA reporter Laurel Bowman about U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech -- the first of his second term in office. Laurel explains the history of the speech and why this particular address matters to the world.

State of the Union 2013: Why Should You Care? (VOA On Assignment Feb. 15)

Published February 15, 2013

On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui talks with VOA reporter Laurel Bowman about U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech -- the first of his second term in office. Laurel explains the history of the speech and why this particular address matters to the world.

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