State of the Union Summary
Howard Lindsay

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State of the Union Summary

Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse first staged their Pulitzer Prize—winning play State of the Union in 1945 and published it a year later. The play was inspired by events of the time. Following World War II, which ended in 1945, global politics became a concern of many American citizens, as the play indicates. Issues of declining relations with the Soviet Union, atomic weapons, and America's inclusion in the newly formed United Nations are mentioned...

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