The theater of inaugurals

Barone, Michael
January 1993
U.S. News & World Report;1/25/93, Vol. 114 Issue 3, p51
Looks back at how successful United States presidents have written their own history on Inauguration Day. Excerpts from such Presidents as Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy; The purpose of the inaugural speech; The success of Roosevelt in teaching history; Important issues discussed; The issue of limits as commented upon by Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan; More.


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