Second inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower

The second inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower as president of the United States was held privately on Sunday, January 20, 1957, at the White House and publicly on the following day, Monday, January 21, 1957, at the East Portico of the United States Capitol; both located in Washington, D.C. This was the 43rd inauguration and marked the commencement of the second and final four-year term of both Dwight D. Eisenhower as president and Richard Nixon as vice president. Chief Justice Earl Warren administered the presidential oath of office after the Senate Minority Leader William Knowland swore in the vice president.[1]

Second presidential inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower
1957 Inauguration of President Eisenhower.jpg
DateJanuary 20, 1957; 66 years ago (1957-01-20) (private)
January 21, 1957 (1957-01-21) (public)
LocationWhite House (private)
United States Capitol,
Washington, D.C. (public)
Organized byJoint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies
ParticipantsDwight D. Eisenhower
34th President of the United States
— Assuming office

Earl Warren
Chief Justice of the United States
— Administering oath

Richard Nixon
36th Vice President of the United States
— Assuming office

William Knowland
United States Senate Minority Leader
— Administering oath
← 1953
1961 →

During the Oath, as at his first inaugural, Eisenhower said the line "the office of President of the United States" as "the office of the President of the United States," even as Chief Justice Warren said the line correctly.

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  1. ^ "43RD INAUGURAL CEREMONIES". United States Senate. Retrieved June 15, 2021.

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