Inauguration Videos from the Past

If you feel suddenly politically inclined after seeing President Obama’s speech yesterday, here is a quick collection of inauguration videos from the past:

Theodore Roosevelt (March 4, 1905)
Woodrow Wilson’s Second (March 4, 1917)
Warren G. Harding (March 4, 1921)
Calvin Coolidge (March 4, 1925)
Franklin D. Roosevelt’s First (March 4, 1933)
Frank lin D. Roosevelt’s Fourth (January 20, 1945)
Harry S. Truman (January 20, 1949)
Dwight D. Eisenhower’s First (January 20, 1953)
Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Second (January 20, 1957)
John F. Kennedy(part 2) (January 20, 1961)
Lyndon B. Johnson (January 20, 1965)

Richard M. Nixon’s First (January 20, 1969)
Richard M. Nixon’s Second (January 20, 1973)
Jimmy Carter (January 20, 1977)
Ronald Reagan’s First (January 20, 1981)
Ronald Reagan’s Second (January 20, 1985)
George H. W. Bush (January 20, 1989)
Bill Clinton’s First (January 20, 1993)
Bill Clinton’s Second (January 20, 1997)
George W. Bush’s First (January 20, 2001)
George W. Bush’s Second (January 20, 2005)
Barack Obama’s First (January 20, 2009): Part 1, Part 2

You can catch many of these videos on Hulu.com in case any of the above stop working. Also, all the speeches since George Washington are located on Bartleby in text form.

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One Thought on “Inauguration Videos from the Past”

  1. So interesting to take a look back – thanks for the links :)

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