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Carter / Inauguration #248554

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 20, 1977
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter of Plains, Georgia, is sworn in as President today by Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren E. Burger.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Film shown.) [CARTER - takes oath of office.]

(DC) In inaugural address, Carter pays tribute to Ford for Post-Watergate actions. [CARTER - thanks Ford. Conts. address.] Carter's address low-key, but does reemphasize commitment to Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT). [CAPTER - speaks of armament race and efforts to limit it.] Other details of speech noted.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

Bradley, Ed;
Cronkite, Walter

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