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washington, crowds gather for the inaugural inauguration for that a franklin roosevelt. invitations of 7000 guests to the white house ground. among the guests are wounded servicemen from nearby hospitals. before the south portico white house, the crowd lines up for the first time and an operation is held out at the capitol building but here in the presidents own backyard.
from the particle steps, 13 grandchildren of the president watch the ceremony. at the bottom of this steps is harry hopkins, presidential advisor and eight. government leaders arrived for the ceremony, secretary of war in cincinnati. secretary of navy, secretary of the interior. chief justice of the united states. admiral of the fleet, earnest came. secretary of state and mrs. state. general of the army, george c marshall and mrs. marshall.
now in a grim year of war, the shortest simplest inaugural on record begins. former vice president wallace stores in harry truman, new vice president. president roosevelt takes the oath of office. >> i, franklin delano roosevelt, do you solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. [applause] >> the president delivers a brief inaugural address. >> we americans of today,
together with our allies are passing through a period of spring. it is a test of our courage, of our resolve it, of our wisdom, of our essential democracy, if we beat that test successfully in honorably we shall perform a service of historic importance. historic importance of which men, women and children will honor throughout all-time. as i stand here today having taken the solemn oath of hello office, in the presence of my fellow countrymen why is that hello and just, in the presence of our god movies here, i know that this is america's purpose and we will not fail. that are in the days and the
years to come, we shall work for adjust, honorable peace, a durable peace, as today we welcome our total victory and war. well ♪ ♪ ♪ you're watching ball >> oh yeah you are you doing a different meaning a less good here at a meeting tonight but you're feeling unwell survey with goods you're getting to watch that and join now we have you