My Fellow Americans: Memorable Inauguration Speech Quotations

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  • Ronald Reagan, Jan. 20, 1981
  • George H.W. Bush, Jan. 20, 1989
  • Bill Clinton, Jan. 20, 1993
  • George W. Bush, Jan. 20, 2001
  • Barack Obama, Jan. 20, 2009
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  • Abraham Lincoln, March 4, 1861
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt, March 4, 1933
  • John F. Kennedy, Jan. 20, 1961
  • Lyndon B. Johnson, Jan. 20, 1965
  • Richard M. Nixon, Jan. 20, 1973
  • Gerald Ford, Aug. 9, 1974 (after Nixon's resignation)

Bill Clinton, Jan. 20, 1993

"Our democracy must be not only the envy of the world but the engine of our own renewal. There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America."


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