The Inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower delivers his Inaugural Address after taking the oath of office as President. Former Presidents Harry Truman and Herbert Hoover, and other dignitaries, look on. 01/20/53.
-from the Eisenhower Library
Which Presidential Inaugural Address was Best?
This question just came in from a fan of the National Archives:
"Is there a consensus as to which presidential inaugural address was the best? I recognize that in this case “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and it may be more accurate to think of the top five rather than single one out. Any advice would be appreciated."
Photo of President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivering his fourth Inaugural Address, 1/20/45.
Help a fellow out. Which Presidential inaugural addresses are at the top of your list?