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It's A Free Country and WNYC cover the State of the Union, from live video to Twitter conversations to analysis and insight. Stay tuned, keep reading. Lots more will be added between now and Tuesday night!

Watch Party: 2012 State of the Union

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Tuesday night President Obama delivers his 2012 State of the Union address, and you can watch alongside the It's A Free Country politics team and your fellow WNYC fans. Some of us are gathered in the Greene Space for a viewing party, hosted by Brian Lehrer and Brooke Gladstone, but even if you're at home, you can watch the speech here and follow the Twitter conversation below. There's also SOTU bingo, pictures from The Greene Space, and a free download of the Story Pirates song, written exclusively for this event. It's all below!

2012 State of the Union Quiz

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

President Obama delivers the State of the Union speech tonight. What do you know about this tradition and how other presidents have used this address in past years? We'll be giving this quiz to those attending our SOTU watching party at The Greene Space, but you can take it from home too. And -- no googling!


Listen: Our State of the Union Mix

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

We're gathering tonight in The Greene Space for the State of the Union viewing party, but you can join in the fun from home. Here's the playlist of songs about states we're listening to as we get ready for the speech, courtesy of Brian Lehrer Show producer Jody Avirgan.

States of Our Union from jta on 8tracks.


Play State of the Union Bingo

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Tonight during the State of the Union, we'll be playing SOTU Bingo in the Greene Space, and you can play along from home. Download your bingo card now (just download the PDF below and print out one of the cards - we've provided 10 different versions) and don't forget to tweet us if you get a BINGO! 

Download your bingo card below! (PDF)

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