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39 words that make a President

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Published on Dec 24, 2007

On 20 January 2009, President Barack Obama took the oath of office. Here are the previous 13 Presidents taking the famous oath.

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"I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. So help me God"

*4 March 1933; Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt; East Portico, U.S. Capitol; Chief Justice Charles E. Hughes

*12 April 1945; Vice-President Harry S. Truman; Cabinet Room, White House; Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone

*20 January 1949; President Harry S. Truman; East Portico, U.S. Capitol; Chief Justice Frederick M. Vinson

*20 January 1953; General Dwight D. Eisenhower; East Portico, U.S. Capitol; Chief Justice Frederick M. Vinson

*20 January 1961; Senator John F. Kennedy; East Portico, U.S. Capitol; Chief Justice Earl Warren

*22 November 1963; Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson; Conference room on Air Force One, Love Field, Dallas, Texas; Judge Sarah T. Hughes

*20 January 1969; Vice-President Richard M. Nixon; East Portico, U.S. Capitol; Chief Justice Earl Warren

*9 August 1974; Vice-President Gerald R. Ford; East Room, White House; Chief Justice Warren E. Burger

*20 January 1977; Governor James E. Carter; East Portico, U.S. Capitol; Chief Justice Warren E. Burger

*20 January 1981; Governor Ronald W. Reagan; West Front, U.S. Capitol; Chief Justice Warren E. Burger

*20 January 1989; Vice-President George H. W. Bush; West Front, U.S. Capitol; Chief Justice William Rehnquist

*20 January 1993; Governor William J. Clinton; West Front, U.S. Capitol; Chief Justice William Rehnquist

*20 January 2001; Governor George W. Bush; West Front, U.S. Capitol; Chief Justice William Rehnquist

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