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2009 Inauguration Inaugural Poets By Ravi Shankar

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Page 1: Inaugural Poets

2009 Inauguration

Inaugural PoetsBy Ravi Shankar

Page 2: Inaugural Poets

At his inauguration, President Trump did not include a poet in the program. In

fact, there have only been five inaugural poets throughout American history.

Take a look at the five poets, and the presidents that chose them, below!

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ROBERT FROSTspoke at the

inauguration of JOHN F. KENNEDY

in 1961.

He was the firstinaugural poet!

Page 4: Inaugural Poets

MAYA ANGELOUspoke at the

inauguration of BILL CLINTON

in 1993.

Page 5: Inaugural Poets

MILLER WILLIAMSspoke at the

inauguration of BILL CLINTON

in 1997.

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ELIZABETHALEXANDERspoke at the

inauguration of BARACK OBAMA

in 2009.

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RICHARD BLANCOspoke at the

inauguration of BARACK OBAMA

in 2013.

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