1961 John F. Kennedy’s Inauguration
During his presidential inauguration speech, JFK urged the crowd to “ask what you can do for your country.”
1993 Bill Clinton’s Inauguration
With wife Hillary and daughter Chelsea by his side, President Bill Clinton was sworn in as the 42nd president of the United States. In his inaugural speech, Clinton said, “we inherit an economy that is still the world’s strongest, but is weakened by business failures, stagnant wages, increasing inequality and deep divisions among our own people.”
2001 George W. Bush’s Inauguration
President George W. Bush took the oath of office to become the 43rd president of the U.S. In his inaugural speech, Bush spoke of the spread of democracy and called America a “servant of freedom.” He said, “Through much of the last century, America’s faith in freedom and democracy was a rock in a raging sea. Now it is a seed upon the wind, taking root in many nations.”
2009 Barack Obama’s Inauguration
President Barack Obama took the oath of office and became the nation’s first African-American president. In his inaugural speech, Obama spoke of the wars and America’s economic crisis. He introduced plans for job creation, energy conservation and health care.
1930 Buzz Aldrin
1934 Tom Baker
1946 David Lynch
1956 Bill Mahar
1963 James Denton
1966 Rainn Wilson
1968 Melissa Rivers
1970 Edwin McCain
1970 Skeet Ulrich
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