Four More Years: Presidential Inaugurations
This episode of BackStory explores the history of presidential inaugurations and pays particular attention to the historical significance of specific transitions during contentious times in U.S. history.
A full transcript of the episode is available at the BackStory website.
Washington's Diamond Shoes (00:00-10:30)
Dude, Where's My Coat (10:31-12:43)
Greatest Address? (12:44-18:48)
Inaugurations of a Rebel President (18:49-26:37)
Inaugural Technology (26:38-31:16)
A Call for Wild Inaugurals (31:17-36:17)
Hayes vs. Tilden (36:18-48:28)
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