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Throughout the 20th century, film became increasingly important as a medium of communication, so it’s no surprise it became an important part of inaugurations. Here’s a look at the 1901 presidential inauguration, the first to be caught on camera, courtesy of the Library of Congress:
Later, in 1929, this inauguration was recorded on “talking newsreel”:
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