Behind The Scenes: Writing the 2012 State of the Union Address

Originally posted: January 24, 2012

In a new video released by the White House, Jon Favreau, a 2003 graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and director of speech writing for President Obama, talks about the process of writing the 2012 State of The Union Address.

Take a look inside the West Wing as President Obama, Favreau, the other speechwriters and the policy team brainstorm ideas, rewrite language, reorder ideas, and put the finishing touches on this year’s address.

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