Tag: inaugural

This is pretty spectacular. Here’s color 16mm footage of Franklin D. Roosevelt going to his 3rd inaugural on January 20, 1941. The film is excerpted from a longer home video uploaded originally to the Moving Image Archive. I believe this is one of the few times I’ve seen Roosevelt in pictures/film in full color. [via]

president-inauguration-hulu

If you don’t own a TV (and you live in the US), Hulu may be your best friend on January 20, 2009 because Hulu will be streaming Barack Obama’s inaugural address live. Unfortunately, if you live outside of the US, you’ll have to get your inaugural fix some other way. NewTeeVee has some suggestions on […]

lincoln-bible

A librarian at the Library of Congress gave the press some rare footage of the Lincoln Inaugural Bible that Lincoln was sworn in on during his first inauguration on March 4, 1861. As a tribute to the former President, Barack Obama will be sworn in on this same exact Bible on January 20, 2009 in […]