Amazon to Stream Obama's Remaining State of the Union
After profitable huge in Hollywood on the Golden Globe awards, Amazon is now wanting towards the nation’s capital. On Tuesday, the web site will stream President Barack Obama’s remaining State of the Union handle.
"For the primary time, this yr SOTU can be obtainable to stream on-demand on Amazon Video," wrote Jason Goldman, the White Home’s chief digital technique officer, on Medium.
The speech will streamed reside, after which will probably be made out there to stream on-demand for the remainder of the week. Amazon may even launch the textual content of the speech with line-by-line annotations created with Genius.
"So, for many who’ve reduce the twine from cable and community TV: Whether or not you employ a sensible TV, net browser, cellular gadget, or pill there is a method so that you can watch the President’s speech because it occurs and on-demand," Goldman wrote.
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The primary president to stream his State of the Union handle? That may be George W. Bush in 2002, three years earlier than YouTube was launched.
Now the speech can be proven on the key TV networks, in addition to on YouTube, WhiteHouse.Gov and Amazon Video. The White Home has stated that Obama will speak concerning the financial system, local weather change, healthcare reform and overseas coverage within the last speech of his two phrases as president.