Ronald Reagan delivers a speech the on occasion of his Inauguration in Washington, D.C..
Washington DC USA Date:1981 Duration:9 min 7 sec Sound:Yes
Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies for Ronald Reagan on 20th January 1981 in Washington DC. Inaugural Ceremony on the terrace of West Front of the United States Capitol. President Ronald Reagan speaks. He speaks about economic ills which have come upon Americans over several decades. He further says that government is not the solution to the problem but government is the problem, and he notes that Inflation must be stopped. First Lady Nancy Reagan and President Jimmy Carter seated. Reagan speaks that 'all of us need to be reminded that the Federal Government did not create the States, the States created the Federal Government'.The crowd applauds. Reagan states that his intention is not to do away with the government but it is rather to make it work with people, goals and dreams of American citizens are goals and dreams of this administration. Reagan states that steps will be taken to remove roadblocks that have slowed economy and reduced productivity and balance between various levels of government will be restored. Progress can be slow but it will happen.
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