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President Lincoln's Inauguration Reenactment

Actor Sam Waterston

Actor Sam Waterston

Washington, DC
Monday, January 2, 2012

Actor Sam Waterston will recite Abraham Lincoln’s inaugural address to mark the 150th anniversary of his swearing-in as President of the United States on March 4, 1861. The oath of office will be re-enacted and Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer will deliver remarks. As was the sequence in 1861, the swearing-in follows the reading of the inaugural address.

Updated: Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at 11:47am (ET)

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