19,984Jan 20, 2009
President Obama 2009 Inaugural Ceremony
President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his address he spoke about the themes of sacrifice and renewal, calling on ...
5,435Jan 20, 2001
President George W. Bush 2001 Inaugural Ceremony
President Bush addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks he focused on themes of personal responsibility, reducing poverty, ...
5,424Jan 20, 2009
President Obama 2009 Inaugural Address
President Obama delivered his inaugural address, focusing on themes of sacrifice and renewal.
The address is a portion of the inaugural ceremony available on program 283479-1 and on the ...
4,071Jan 20, 2005
President George W. Bush 2005 Inaugural Ceremony
President George W. Bush was sworn in to a second term of office at the West Front of the Capitol. After an invocation, House Speaker Dennis Hastert administered the oath to Vice President ...
3,463Jan 20, 1993
President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony
President Clinton addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks, the president called for Americans to assume greater ...
2,973Jan 20, 1981
President Reagan 1981 Inauguration
Highlights of the 1981 inauguration of Ronald Reagan were shown courtesy of NBC. This was the first inauguration held at the Capitol’s West Front.
2,923Jan 20, 1989
President George H. W. Bush 1989 Inauguration
George Bush was sworn in as the nation’s 41st president at 12:00 noon on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. Justice Sandra Day O’Connor administered the vice-presidential oath to ...
2,421Jan 20, 2009
2009 Inaugural Ceremony Arrivals
Dignitaries, officials and invited guests arrived and took their places on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol prior to the inauguration of Barack Obama.
2,157Dec 4, 2012
Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
The lighting of the Capitol Christmas tree and the opening holiday ceremonies.
2,070Jan 20, 1997
President Clinton 1997 Inaugural Ceremony
President Clinton addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks, he talked broadly about his goals for the nation over the next ...
1,127Jan 20, 1981
President Reagan 1981 Inaugural Address
Footage of President Reagan’s first inauguration was shown courtesy of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
945Jan 20, 2005
Military units, floats, bands and representatives of civic organizations marched past the official reviewing stand in Lafayette Park for the second inaugural parade in honor of President Bush.
865Jan 20, 2001
Bands, floats, military companies, and others in the Inaugural Parade passed in review as President Bush and guests watched from the reviewing stand in front of the White House.
777Jan 20, 2001
Events prior to the inaugural ceremony were shown. The program includes live shots of President-elect Bush leaving St. John’s Church, dignitaries leaving the White House, limousines ...
755Jan 20, 2001
Activities included a congressional luncheon in Statuary Hall with President Bush’s remarks, presidential review of troops and drive down the parade route to the White House. President ...
751Jan 20, 2005
Presidential Inaugural Address
President Bush delivered his second inaugural speech from the West Front of the Capitol. In his remarks he talked about America’s role in the world, promoting freedom and democracy, and ...
707Jan 21, 2013
2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities
Following the public inaugural ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, telephone lines were open for comments on the event. Footage of several other related events was also shown including a proclamation ...
687Dec 3, 2013
Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Members of Congress gathered for the annual Capitol Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The 2013 tree, an 88-foot Engelmann spruce, came from Colville National Forest in Washington state.
627Jan 20, 2009
President Obama Signing Event
As his first official act, President Obama signed cabinet secretary nomination certificates.
498Jan 20, 2005
Portions of several Inaugural Balls, including the Freedom Ball at Union Station, the Texas/Wyoming Ball at the Convention Center, and the Commander-in-Chief Ball at the National Building Museum ...
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