Why do they use two SM-57's on the President's podium?

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"I have noticed that when the U.S. President speaks at a podium he uses two SM57's with wind screens. Why?"

According to Shure, the two SM57 podium setup started with the Johnson administration in 1968. So, why are there two?

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Jo-JotheSoundDog

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Along the lines of double micing. When budget permits I try to get actors double miced. They sometimes whine about hiding the transmitter packs. But it has been a life saver on several occasions.
 

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