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Inauguration of Jimmy Carter

Historical event
NamePresidential Inauguration of
Jimmy Carter
ParticipantsJimmy Carter
LocationWashington, D.C.
U.S. Capitol
DateJanuary 20, 1977

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The inauguration of Jimmy Carter as the 39th President of the United States was held on January 20, 1977. The inauguration marked the commencement of the four-year term of Jimmy Carter as President and Walter Mondale as Vice President and also marked the end of a shortened term served by Carter's predecessor, Gerald Ford. Chief Justice Warren E. Burger administered the Oath of office to Jimmy Carter, and House Speaker Tip O'Neill administered the Oath of office to Walter Mondale. This was the last inauguration that was set up on the East Portico of the U. S. Capitol.

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