Bush, George Herbert Walker (1924- )

edited by
Sandra French (compiler and editor), Sara Ann Mehltretter (compiler and editor), J. Michael Hogan (editor)

17 January 2007

Voices of Democracy: The U. S. Oratory Project

Department of Communication,
2130 Skinner Building,
University of Maryland,
College Park, MD 21774

Bush, George H. W. “Speech at Penn State University.” September 23, 1992. Penn State University Archives, Special Collections Library, University Libraries, Pennsylvania State University. Video Tape Recording. [=A]
Bush, George H. W. “Speech at Penn State University.” September 23, 1992. George H. W. Bush Presidential Library, Office of Speechwriting, Series: Speech Files, Backup, Chron. Files, 1989-1993, Box 180, Folder Penn State University 9/23/92 [OA 7564], College Station, Texas. Text. [=B]

The copy-text is Bush 1992 (=A), a video tape recording of the delivered speech, transcribed by Sandra French and Sara Ann Mehltretter. The transcription is exactly as the speech was given, with utterances and misspeaks preserved for authenticity.

Bush 1992 (=B) is followed for paragraphing, spelling, and punctuation.

Audience responses have been added in parenthesis from the video tape recording audio.

Paragraph numbers have been added in square brackets.

The text of this edition has been thoroughly checked and proofread.

All double quotation marks are rendered with “, all single quotation marks with apostrophe ‘.

This copy text is not subject to end-of-line hyphenation.

Special characters and characters with diachronic marks: None.

Departures from the copy-text and general editorial procedures are as follows (reference numbers specify paragraph in which the departure occurs):

Paragraphs [35] and [36] were not recorded on the video due to a film error. Therefore, Bush 1992 (=B), the version contained in the Bush Library, is used for paragraphs [35] and [36].

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Library of Congress Classification

23 September 1992
State College


Presidents, United States, Election, 1992


VOD Associate Editor
Gaines, Robert N.

Created TEI header and xml conformant file. Validated on 25 March 2006 in XMetal 3.1.3 against teixlite.dtd (version 2004-07-16)


complier and editor
French, Sandra

obtained Speech Text A from Penn State University Archives and Speech Text B from George H W Bush Archives, College Station, Texas


complier and editor
Mehltretter, Sara Ann

transcribed Speech Text A from video tape recording into electronic format


Hogan, J. Michael

proofread Speech Text A


complier and editor
Mehltretter, Sara Ann

collated and edited Speech Text B with Speech Text A, adding paragraphing


Hogan, J. Michael

proofread and edited Speech Text B