48TH INAUGURAL CEREMONIES TEST
January 20, 1977
THEME: FILL IN
Sen. Howard W. Cannon (D-NV), Chair
Sen. Robert C. Byrd (D-WV)
Sen. Mark Hatfield (R-OR)
Rep. Thomas P. O’Neill Jr. (D-MA)
Rep. Jim Wright (D-TX)
Rep. John J. Rhodes (R-AZ)
THE SWEARING-IN CEREMONIES
The Swearing-In Ceremony:
James E. Carter was sworn-in as the 39th President of the United States, and Walter Mondale was sworn-in as the 42th Vice President of the United States.
East Portico, U.S. Capitol
It was cold and sunny. The wind chill temperature was in the teens. Estimated noon temperature of 28°F.
Family Bible, open to VI Micah 6:8, and the Bible used by George Washington (belonging to St. John’s Mason Lodge No. 1)
FACTS, FIRSTS, AND PRECEDENTS
Jimmy Carter was the first President to walk from the Capitol to the White House in the parade following the Swearing-In Ceremony; Carter requested that the Inaugural Luncheon, hosted by the JCCIC be canceled.