On Tuesday night, January 28, President Barack Obama will deliver the 2014 State of the Union address. The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN) will air live coverage of the address on both Connecticut Public Television (CPTV), CPBN’s PBS affiliate, and WNPR/Connecticut Public Radio, CPBN’s NPR affiliate.
Starting at 9 p.m., CPTV will air PBS NewsHour’s coverage of the address and the Republican response. NewsHour co-anchors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will lead the broadcast coverage and will be joined by NewsHour’s political analysis team of syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks.
Also beginning at 9 p.m., WNPR will broadcast NPR’s live, anchored coverage of the address and response. This coverage will be hosted by All Things Considered’s Robert Siegel, who will be joined in the studio by White House Correspondent Tamara Keith, National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson and Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving. There will also be analysis from Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor of National Review magazine, and E.J. Dionne, columnist at The Washington Post, as well as NPR reporters.