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    President Obama 2009 Inaugural Ceremony

    President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his address he spoke about the themes of sacrifice and renewal, calling…

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    President George W. Bush 2001 Inaugural Ceremony

    President Bush addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks he focused on themes of personal responsibility, reducing…

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    President Obama 2009 Inaugural Address

    President Obama delivered his inaugural address, focusing on themes of sacrifice and renewal. 
    The address is a portion of the inaugural ceremony available on program 283479-1 and on…

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    President George W. Bush 2005 Inaugural Ceremony

    President George W. Bush was sworn in to a second term of office at the West Front of the Capitol. After an invocation, House Speaker Dennis Hastert administered the oath to Vice…

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    President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

    President Clinton addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks, the president called for Americans to assume greater…

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    President George H. W. Bush 1989 Inauguration

    George Bush was sworn in as the nation’s 41st president at 12:00 noon on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. Justice Sandra Day O’Connor administered the vice-presidential…

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    President Reagan 1981 Inauguration

    Highlights of the 1981 inauguration of Ronald Reagan were shown courtesy of NBC. This was the first inauguration held at the Capitol’s West Front.

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    2009 Inaugural Ceremony Arrivals

    Dignitaries, officials and invited guests arrived and took their places on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol prior to the inauguration of Barack Obama.

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    President Clinton 1997 Inaugural Ceremony

    President Clinton addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks, he talked broadly about his goals for the nation over…

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    Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    The lighting of the Capitol Christmas tree and the opening holiday ceremonies.

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    President Reagan 1981 Inaugural Address

    Footage of President Reagan’s first inauguration was shown courtesy of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

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    Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Members of Congress gathered for the annual Capitol Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The 2013 tree, an 88-foot Engelmann Spruce, came from Colville National Forest in Washington state.

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    Inaugural Parade

    Military units, floats, bands and representatives of civic organizations marched past the official reviewing stand in Lafayette Park for the second inaugural parade in honor of President…

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    Inaugural Parade

    Bands, floats, military companies, and others in the Inaugural Parade passed in review as President Bush and guests watched from the reviewing stand in front of the White House.

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    Post-Inaugural Events

    Activities included a congressional luncheon in Statuary Hall with President Bush’s remarks, presidential review of troops and drive down the parade route to the White…

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    Presidential Inaugural Address

    President Bush delivered his second inaugural speech from the West Front of the Capitol. In his remarks he talked about America’s role in the world, promoting freedom and…

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    Inaugural Preview

    Events prior to the inaugural ceremony were shown. The program includes live shots of President-elect Bush leaving St. John’s Church, dignitaries leaving the White House,…

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    2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities

    Following the public inaugural ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, telephone lines were open for comments on the event. Footage of several other related events was also shown including a…

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    President Obama Signing Event

    As his first official act, President Obama signed cabinet secretary nomination certificates.

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    Inaugural Balls

    Portions of several Inaugural Balls, including the Freedom Ball at Union Station, the Texas/Wyoming Ball at the Convention Center, and the Commander-in-Chief Ball at the National Building…

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