New York Gubernatorial Inauguration

David Paterson was sworn in by Chief Judge Judith Kaye as the 55th governor of New York State at a joint session of the State Assembly and… read more

David Paterson was sworn in by Chief Judge Judith Kaye as the 55th governor of New York State at a joint session of the State Assembly and State Senate in the Assembly Chamber. Following his warm and humorous introductions of many New York dignitaries and his family, he spoke of unity and civility in government. He said the principal challenge faced by the legislature will be the economic downturn and its probable affect on the state budget. He promised a “brighter future.”

Governor Paterson moved up from lieutenant governor after his predecessor Democratic Governor Eliot Spitzer resigned over a prostitution scandal.

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New York Gubernatorial Inauguration

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Program ID:
204452-1
Category:
State Legislature
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Albany, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 17, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 22, 2008

Airing Details

  • Mar 17, 2008 | 1:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 17, 2008 | 6:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 17, 2008 | 10:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 18, 2008 | 2:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 22, 2008 | 12:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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