Film, Video Washington's First Inaugural Address, 1789
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- Washington's First Inaugural Address, 1789
- In 1789, the nation's first inauguration featured a surprise -- George Washington made a speech after taking the oath of office, although no one was expecting it. The inaugural address became an instant tradition. Julie Miller, the Library's early American historian, explains how Washington made history and precedent.
- January 20, 2021
- 1 minutes 59 seconds
- online text
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