New Jersey Gubernatorial Inauguration

Jon Corzine was sworn in as New Jersey’s 53rd governor in The War Memorial’s Patriot’s Theater in Trenton. New… read more

Jon Corzine was sworn in as New Jersey’s 53rd governor in The War Memorial’s Patriot’s Theater in Trenton. New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Deborah Poritz administered the oath of office before a joint session of the New Jersey Legislature. Afterwards, he spoke about ending the state government’s reputation for corruption.

The program included a 19-gun salute. Carl Riccio, a high school wrestler who suffered a severe spinal cord injury in 2003 and was featured in a campaign commercial advocating stem cell research, recited the pledge of allegiance and Cynthia Alicea sang the national anthem.

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New Jersey Gubernatorial Inauguration

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Program ID:
190754-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Trenton, New Jersey, United States
First Aired:
Jan 17, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 18, 2006

Airing Details

  • Jan 17, 2006 | 12:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 18, 2006 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 18, 2006 | 3:16pm EST | C-SPAN 3