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George Bush Inauguration

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WETA Coverage of the 1989 Inauguration of President George Bush, Sr. (George Herbert Walker Bush)

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DO NOT USE Opening segment involving cropped excerpts of the Inaugurations of Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Richard M. Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan. Opening credits.

George Bush Inauguration

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FO/FI MS political dignitaries walking (away from camera) in hallway in Capitol Building. Cut to MS host Paul Duke in studio, introducing program.

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MS of President RONALD REAGAN, First Lady NANCY REAGAN, President-elect GEORGE BUSH and BARBARA BUSH exiting White House; Mr. Reagan answers a reporter's question about any final thoughts by cryptically saying, "Keep the faith"; Mr. Reagan gets into a black limousine. TLS of crowd gathered in stands at the Capitol Building for Inauguration ceremony.

George Bush Inauguration

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Paul Duke, in studio, speculating about the Inauguration and discussing past ones with commentators William Leachenburg and Norman Ornstein.

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Slightly high angle MS of President RONALD REAGAN and NANCY REAGAN walking through hallway in Capitol Building. MSs of BARBARA BUSH and MARILYN QUAYLE taking their seats in the Inaugural gallery, waving and talking to folks. MSs of Mr. & Mrs. Reagan, flanked by Secret Service members, walking through Capitol. TLS/MSs military band performing. Nice MSs of Ronald & Nancy Reagan descending steps, assuming seats in gallery, beaming upon their Revolution. MS Barbara Bush and Nancy Reagan smiling eagerly. MCU Barbara Bush, daughter-in-law (and current First Lady) LAURA BUSH standing behind her. MCU Nancy Reagan displaying stiff smile.

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MSs Vice-President-elect DAN QUAYLE (J. Danforth Quayle) walking through Capitol, escorted by Sen. GEORGE MITCHELL and Rep. TOM FOLEY; VO dubs Mr. Quayle as "George Bush's George Bush". TLS/MSs crowd, gallery. MSs Mr. Quayle descending steps to gallery, standing briefly with wife MARILYN QUAYLE, then moving near podium to shake hands with RONALD REAGAN; Mr. Quayle & Mr. Reagan have informal (and unscheduled) chat. TLS crowd in gallery.

George Bush Inauguration

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MSs President-elect GEORGE BUSH Sr. (George Herbert Walker Bush) walking through Capitol halls; escorting Mr. Bush are Sen. WENDELL FORD and House Speaker TOM WRIGHT; Mr. Bush descends steps, shakes hands with President RONALD REAGAN, waves to crowd. Good MCUs of Mr. Bush, wife BARBARA BUSH, son GEORGE W. BUSH and his wife LAURA BUSH. MS of Master of Ceremony Sen. Ford assuming podium, Mr. Bush and Mr. Reagan joking around behind his back begins the Inauguration.

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Sen. Ford welcomes everyone. MSs of Rev. BILLY GRAHAM reading the Invocation; MSs of President-elect GEORGE BUSH, BARBARA BUSH and GEORGE W. BUSH bowing their heads reverently; MS President RONALD REAGAN and NANCY REAGAN doing the same; MSs VP-elect DAN QUAYLE bowing head; MCU George Bush scowling.

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Sen. WENDELL FORD introduces The Harlen (KY) Boys Choir, under direction of Dave Davies. The Harlen Boys Choir perform "This Is My Country". C/A shot of the American flag flying from the Capitol Building, zoom out to wide shot of flag and Dome. C/A shot of small American flag flying from front of black limousine with the license plate of "USA 1". C/A shot of GEORGE BUSH listening.

George Bush Inauguration

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TLS Sen. WENDELL FORD (R-KY) introduces Sen. TED STEVENS. MS Sen. Stevens introducing Dan Quayle, the Quayle family and Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O' Connor. MSs of Justice O'Connor swearing in DAN QUAYLE (J. Danforth Quayle) as Vice-President of the United States, while MARILYN QUAYLE and their children Tucker, Benjamin and Corrin watch on. MSs of the Quayle family waving to crowd, shaking hands, then resuming their seats.

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MS Sen. TED STEVENS (R-AK) introducing US Army Staff Sgt. ALVIE POWELL. MSs of Staff. Sgt. Powell singing "God Bless America". C/A shot of American flag waving (nice tight shot).

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MS Sen. TED STEVENS introducing the Bush family and Chief Justice WILLIAM REHNQUIST. MS/CUs of Chief Justice Rehnquist giving the Oath of Office to GEORGE BUSH Sr. (George Herbert Walker Bush) while BARBARA BUSH watches on; swearing in. MS Mr. Bush shaking hands with RONALD REAGAN. TLSs U.S. army artillery firing in ceremonial salute to the new Chief.