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History of Presidential Inaugurations

Washington, DC
Saturday, January 19, 2013

Historians Brian Balogh, Ed Ayers, and Peter Onuf -- hosts of the weekly radio program BackStory with the American History Guys --  discussed the history of presidential inaugurations at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, exploring the traditions of presidential inaugurations, as well as the social and political forces at work around them.

Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 11:06pm (ET)

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