Inaugural Address, 20 January 1961

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Inaugural Address, 20 January 1961
20 January 1961
Motion picture of President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address in Washington, D.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren administers the oath of office to President Kennedy. Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower and former Vice President Richard M. Nixon congratulate President Kennedy. In his speech President Kennedy urges American citizens to participate in public service and "ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country." Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson looks on. Source: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Record Group 274.6, Records of the Joint Inaugural Committee 1961.
4 film reels (color; sound; 16 mm; 16 minutes)
Public Domain
National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )