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First inaugural address

President Clinton, distinguished guests and my fellow citizens, the peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history, yet common in our country. With a simple oath, we affirm old traditions and make...
Fellow Citizens of the Senate and the House of Representatives: Among the vicissitudes incident to life, no event could have filled me with greater anxieties than that of which the notification was...
My fellow citizens: Today we celebrate the mystery of American renewal.  This ceremony is held in the depth of winter. But, by the words we speak and the faces we show the world, we force the spring....