Daily Archives: January 15, 2015

President Ford declares ‘state of Union is not good,’ hopeful of future 40 years ago this hour (Jan 15 1975)

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(Wednesday, January 15, 1975, 1:00 p.m. EST) — U.S. President Gerald Ford, declaring that “the state of the Union is not good,” urged the Democratic Congress today to enact speedily his new plan for stimulating the economy and to approve a sweeping program aimed at achieving energy independence.