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George H. W. Bush's Inaugural Address

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George H. W. Bush's Inaugural Address

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On January 20, 1989, former Vice President George H. W. Bush took the oath of office and was sworn in as the 41st president of the United States. In his address, Bush reiterates his campaign promise for a "kinder, gentler" nation, and also emphasizes the need to deal with the federal budget deficit.