[IN PROGRESS] State of the Union Addresses (1790-2016)

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Post by soupy » June 9th, 2016, 7:00 pm

State of the Union Addresses from Washington to Bush

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/5050

State of the Union Addresses of Barack Obama

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/50950

This would make a nice project for politically minded individuals.

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Post by linny » June 15th, 2016, 7:44 am

I am very interested in BCing this project. I believe we have a max number of sections per completed project. Does anyone know what that number is?

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Post by Availle » June 15th, 2016, 7:50 am

It's 255.

How many "state of the union" addresses are there per year? :lol:
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Post by soupy » June 15th, 2016, 7:57 am

There is generally one a year. 1790 seems to have two.

about 225 speeches over the years including Obama

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Post by linny » June 15th, 2016, 8:00 am

Great. So sections won't be a problem. I'll probably still break it down into volumes. Is there a time limit on final projects? Some of the speeches are rather long.

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Post by linny » June 17th, 2016, 9:59 am

This project looks to be 27 Volumes, ranging from 287 to 716 minutes, for a total of 234hrs.

Project Planning thread is here:
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=61256

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Post by soupy » June 17th, 2016, 8:48 pm

I don't know about time limits other than I was advised to get a project done in a year. You'll have to talk to an administer. It is sure longer than I thought it would be.

Craig

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Post by linny » June 19th, 2016, 6:06 am

This project was launched on June 19, 2016.
Here is the planning worksheet: https://librivox.org/uploads/xx-nonproject/US_State_of_the_Union_Addresses.zip
27 projects total, 12 complete. https://librivox.org/search?q=state%20of%20the%20union&search_form=advanced
6 MCs, 2 DPLs, and 41 readers.

01-(1790 - 1816) Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison - 14.5 weeks, 7:35:27
02-(1817 - 1828) Monroe, Adams - 26 weeks, 8:48:13
03-(1829 - 1836) Jackson - 24 weeks, 9:44:24
04-(1837 - 1844) van Buren, Tyler - 42 weeks, 9:04:56
05-(1845 - 1848) Polk - 15 weeks, 8:27:18
06-(1849 - 1856) Tylor, Fillmore, Pierce - 18 weeks, 9:04:25
07-(1857 - 1860) Buchanan - 19 weeks, 6:49:07
08-(1861 - 1866) Lincoln, Johnson - 18.5 weeks, 08:26:09
09-(1867 - 1876) Grant - 10weeks, 7:44:24
10-(1877 - 1884) Hayes, Arthur - 12 weeks, 6:53:45
11-(1885 - 1888) Cleveland - 35 weeks, 06:30:22
12-(1889-1892) Harrison - 5 weeks, 06:41:52
13-(1893-1896) Cleveland - in process here: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=76807 Started Oct 13, 2019
14-(1897-1900) McKinley
15-(1901-1904) Roosevelt
16-(1905-1908) Roosevelt
17-(1909-1912) Taft
18-(1913-1922) Wilson
19-(1923-1932 Coolidge, Hoover
20-(1934-1945) Roosevelt
21-(1946-1953) Truman
22-(1953-1963) Eisenhower, Kennedy
23-(1964-1977) Johnson, Nixon, Ford
24-(1978-1988) Carter, Reagan
25-(1989-2000) Bush, Clinton
26-(2001-2008) Bush
27-(2009-2016) Obama

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