Signed copy of the Inaugural Address of President Richard Nixon, delivered on January 20th, 1969.
Octavo, 8pp. Housed in blue cloth folio, title on cover in gilt. Speech is printed on 8 separate loose leaf pages and resides in a cloth pocket in the folio. This copy is signed on the last page by President Richard Nixon, dated 2-18-81.” A fine example and a scarce signed copy of President Nixon’s first inaugural address.
Richard Nixon (1913-1994) was sworn in as the 37th President of the United States on January 20th, 1969. The oath of office was administered by Chief Justice Earl Warren. Nixon struck a calming tone in the address, urging Americans “to lower our voices…[for] we cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another.”