Inaugural speeches clinton and the democratic party suffered a huge defeat during his first term, when republicans gained control of both the house and the senate. Lincoln's second inaugural address was short, only 701 words and between six and seven minutes long, but it was a powerful message to a country weary of war. Library of congress second inaugural address washington, dc march 4, 1865 this theologically intense speech has been widely acknowledged as one of the most remarkable documents in american history. The speech have inaugural addresses been getting worse there have been a lot of speeches since then, but, as clinton said in his second inaugural.
Clinton used his inaugural speech to review a century that his presidency would see out, and continued pledges to make government smaller and more efficient. Bill clinton second inaugural address january 20 president barack obama's full inauguration speech president clinton 1993 inaugural address. Abraham lincoln, second inaugural address 4 march 1865 lincoln delivered this address to a throng of thirty or forty thousand people, many of them african americans. Mini-quiz of the second inaugural address of us president bill clinton in 1997 by ron kurtus - succeed by studying historical speeches: school for champions.
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Video clip and full text transcript of bill clinton's second inaugural address, delivered at the us capitol in washington dc — january 20, 1997.
The second inauguration of bill clinton as president of the united states was held on january 20, 1997 on the west front of the united states capitol building in washington, dc the inauguration marked the commencement of the second four-year term of bill clinton as president and al gore as vice president. My fellow citizens : at this last presidential inauguration of the 20th century, let us lift our eyes toward the challenges that await us in the next century.
Second inaugural address, page 1: read second inaugural address, by author william jefferson clinton page by page, now free, online. Washington -- although the rhetoric was somewhat more polished and extravagant, president clinton's inaugural address sounded remarkably like the speeches he delivered all through the long campaign. On march 4, 1865, in his second inaugural address, president abraham lincoln spoke of mutual forgiveness, north and south, asserting that the true mettle of a nation lies in its capacity for charity. What should obama say in his second inaugural address time asks reagan and clinton speechwriters for the answer.