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Presidential oath of office (Franklin D. Roosevelt - Barack H. Obama)

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Uploaded on Jan 20, 2009

United States Constitution, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8:
Before [the President] enter on the Execution of his Office, he shall take the following Oath or Affirmation:
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."

*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

*20 January 2009; Senator Barack H. Obama; West Front, U.S. Capitol; Chief Justice John G. Roberts

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