Posted by: Chris Kretz | January 20, 2009

In the World: Richard Nixon Sworn in as President

Monday, January 20, 1969

President Nixon delivering his inaugural address on the east portico of the U.S. Capitol, January 20, 1969. From the American Memory

President Nixon's inaugural address, January 20, 1969. From American Memory at the Library of Congress

Richard Milhouse Nixon became the thirty-seventh president of the United States when he was sworn in by Chief Justice Earl Warren.

More pictures from the Presidential Inaugurations collection at the Library of Congress.

Watch his inaugural courtesy of the American Presidency Project.

Read Nixon’s inaugural address (PDF) courtesy of the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation.

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