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Governor Hugh Carey Inaugural Events, 1979

Video shows Governor Carey and Lt. Governor Cuomo's swearing in at the Executive Mansion on December 31, 1978, and the inaugural ceremonies on January 1, 1979. The ceremonies, presided over by Secretary of State Basil Paterson, include appearances by Roman Catholic Bishop Theodore McCarrick and Rabbi Baruch Silverstein, and benediction by Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. Carey's inaugural address features sign language translation in the upper right corner of the screen. Includes footage of the swearing in ceremony, statements afterwards, the inauguration, and inaugural events news clip.
Identifier: NYSA_13700-83A_umatic_1979-01-01
Date (Original): January 1 1979
Language: English
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives. New York (State). Governor. New York State Governor audio and video tapes, 1951-1986, 13700-83A, Box 2.,
umatic; color; sound
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