The State of the Union is an annual address presented before a joint session of Congress and held in the House of Representatives Chamber at the U.S. Capitol. The address not only reports on the condition of the nation, but also allows the president to outline his/her legislative agenda and national priorities to Congress.
If you would like to read what President George W. Bush said last night, you can view it online at http://www.gpoaccess.gov/sou/index.html. It also includes his address from previous years, as well as the State of the Union addresses of former President's Clinton and Bush.
You can also go to the White House and view the webcast.
Each year, UNICEF's flagship publication, 'The State of the World's Children,' closely examines a key issue affecting children. The report includes supporting data and statistics and is available in French and Spanish language versions." The site features reports back 1996, with themes such as excluded and invisible children (2006), education and development (2004), nutrition (1998), and children at war (1996). Also find photo galleries. From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). (Reference Resources)