Second inauguration of Calvin Coolidge

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Coolidge speaking at his second inauguration

The second inauguration of Calvin Coolidge as the 30th president of the United States happened on March 4, 1925. It was the start of the second and only term of Calvin Coolidge as president and the only term of Charles G. Dawes as vice president.

A public ceremony happened on the East Portico of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. The event was the 35th presidential inauguration.

This was the first inauguration that was broadcasted nationally on radio. It was also the first inauguration in which a former president gave the oath of office to a new president.[1]

Chief Justice and former President William Howard Taft administered the oath of office to Coolidge. Albert B. Cummins administered the vice presidential oath of office to Dawes.

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  1. "The 35th Presidential Inauguration: Calvin Coolidge, March 4, 1925". United States Senate. Retrieved November 27, 2021.

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