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    President Barack Obama is officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts in the Blue Room of the White House during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. Next to Obama are first lady Michelle Obama, holding the Robinson Family Bible, and daughters Malia and Sasha.
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    Flanked by Jackie Kennedy, and his wife Lady Bird Johnson, second from left, and Vice President Lyndon Johnson, center, is administered the oath of office by Federal Judge Sarah Hughes, as he assumed the presidency of the U.S., Nov. 22, 1963, following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas.
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    Barack Obama is sworn in as 44th US president by Chief Justice John Roberts beside wife Michelle, Jan. 20, 2009, at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Obama took the oath on the same Bible used to swear in President Abraham Lincoln.
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    President and First Lady of the United States, Ronald and Nancy Reagan attend the President's 2nd Term Inauguration in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 1985. Severe cold and snow drove the ceremony indoors at the Capitol building. Reagan also cancelled the inaugural parade.
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    Chief Justice Earl Warren swears in the 37th US President, Richard M Nixon while Nixon's wife, Pat, holds the Bible, Jan. 20, 1969, in Washington DC. Outgoing president Lyndon B Johnson, left and Vice President Hubert Humphrey, right, the man whom Nixon defeated, look on.
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    John F. Kennedy takes the oath of office during his inauguration as the 35th President of the United States of America at the Capitol, Washington DC, Jan. 20, 1961.
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    President George W. Bush takes the oath of office from U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist (robed) at the U.S. Capitol, Jan. 20, 2001. Looking on are daughter Jenna, First Lady Laura Bush, and daughter Barbara, right. It was the Supreme Court decision joined by Rehnquist that helped Bush defeat Al Gore in the 2000 election.
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    Democrat Jimmy Carter is sworn in by chief justice Earl Burger as the 39th president of the United States while first lady Rosalynn looks on, Washington DC, Jan. 20, 1977.
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    The inauguration of George Washington as the first President of the United States, at the Federal Hall in New York City. Robert Livingston (left), Chancellor of New York State administers the oath of office. Also present (from left to right) are Arthur St Clair, Samuel A Otis, General Henry Knox, Roger Sherman, (Washington), Baron Friedrich von Steuben and John Adams, April 30, 1789.
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt takes the Oath of Office as President of the United States in Jan. 20, 1933 in Washington D.C. Roosevelt used his family bible, which dated to the 1600s. It is the only bible printed in a foreign language (Dutch) used to swear in an American president.
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    The inauguration of Calvin Coolidge as the 30th President of the United States of America. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and former President, William Howard Taft (left) administers the oath, March 4, 1925.
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    Dwight D. Eisenhower takes the oath of Office as the President of the United States during his Inauguration Jan. 20, 1953 in Washington D.C. Also pictured is former president Harry S. Truman, left, and Eisenhower's Vice President, Richard M. Nixon, right.
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    William Jefferson Clinton is sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist for his second term as President of the United States. Wife Hilary and daughter Chelsea look on, Jan. 20, 1997.
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