First inauguration of Richard Nixon

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First Presidential Inauguration of Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon 1969 inauguration.png
Chief Justice Warren administered
the oath of office to Nixon
DateJanuary 20, 1969; 51 years ago (1969-01-20)
LocationWashington, D.C.
U.S. Capitol
ParticipantsPresident Richard Nixon
Vice President Spiro Agnew
Websitehttps://www.inaugural.senate.gov/about/past-inaugural-ceremonies/46th-inaugural-ceremonies/

The first inauguration of Richard Nixon as the 37th President of the United States was held on Monday, January 20, 1969, at the east portico of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.. The inauguration marked the commencement of the first term of Richard Nixon as President and of Spiro Agnew as Vice President. Chief Justice Earl Warren administered the presidential oath of office to Nixon, and Senate Minority Leader Everett Dirksen administered the vice presidential oath to Agnew.[1][2]

Inaugural address[edit]

Four vice presidents were present at the inauguration.
Senate Minority Leader Dirksen
administering the oath of office to Agnew
(left to right) :
outgoing President Lyndon Johnson
(the 37th Vice President),
incoming President Richard Nixon (36th),
Senate Minority Leader Everett Dirksen,
Spiro Agnew sworn in as Vice President (39th),
and the outgoing
Vice President Hubert Humphrey (38th),
at inauguration, January 20, 1969.

Nixon delivered an inaugural address, after taking his oath of office.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Inauguration of President Richard Milhous Nixon, 1969". Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. Archived from the original on 2009-01-20. Retrieved 2009-01-23.
  2. ^ National Archives Video Collection (15 May 2016). "President Richard Nixon's Inauguration, This film contains numerous shots of the crowd that atte..." Retrieved 15 May 2017 – via YouTube.
  3. ^ "Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States : from George Washington 1789 to George Bush 1989". avalon.law.yale.edu. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  4. ^ AP Archive (21 July 2015). "Inauguration of President Richard M Nixon 1969, Part 1". Retrieved 15 May 2017 – via YouTube.
  5. ^ AP Archive (21 July 2015). "Inauguration of President Richard M Nixon 1969, Part 2". Retrieved 15 May 2017 – via YouTube.
  6. ^ AP Archive (21 July 2015). "Inauguration of President Richard M Nixon 1969, Part 3". Retrieved 15 May 2017 – via YouTube.
  7. ^ AP Archive (21 July 2015). "Inauguration of President Richard M Nixon 1969, Part 4". Retrieved 15 May 2017 – via YouTube.
  8. ^ AP Archive (21 July 2015). "Inauguration of President Richard M Nixon 1969, Part 5". Retrieved 15 May 2017 – via YouTube.
  9. ^ AP Archive (21 July 2015). "Inauguration of President Richard M Nixon 1969, Part 6". Retrieved 15 May 2017 – via YouTube.
  10. ^ AP Archive (21 July 2015). "Inauguration of President Richard M Nixon 1969, Part 7". Retrieved 15 May 2017 – via YouTube.

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