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American Presidency Project

The American Presidency Project consolidates, codes, and organizes into a single searchable database: The Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Washington - Taft (1789-1913); The Public Papers of the Presidents: Hoover to Bush (1929-1993); The Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents: Clinton - G.W. Bush (1993-2007). The archive contains over 72,000 searchable documents on the American presidency including Executive Orders; State of the Union addresses; Proclamations; State of the Union Messages; Press Conferences; Inaugural Addresses; Saturday Radio Addresses; Addresses to Congress; Addresses to Nation and more.