Sunday ,20 Jun 2021

Jan. 21, 1957: Inaugural Ceremonies for Dwight D. Eisenhower

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  • Jan. 21, 1957: Inaugural Ceremonies for Dwight D. Eisenhower

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January 20 occurred on a Sunday, so the President took the oath in the East Room at the White House that morning. The next day he repeated the oath of office on the East Portico of the Capitol. Chief Justice Earl Warren administered the oath of office on the President's personal Bible from West Point. Marian Anderson sang at the ceremony at the Capitol. A large parade and four inaugural balls followed the ceremony. Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/Qaj08o Video courtesy of the U.S. Senate Recording Studio