Clinton being sworn in, January 20, 1993
Bill Clinton was inaugurated as the 42nd President of the United States on January 20, 1993. This was the beginning of the first term of Bill Clinton as President and Al Gore as Vice President.
The ceremony took place at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. Clinton was the first president elected after the Cold War period. He was the first Democrat elected in 16 years.
Clinton and Gore took over from outgoing President George H. W. Bush and outgoing Vice President Dan Quayle.
Images for kids
Pass to the Capitol Hill standing area for the Inauguration
The President and the First Lady during the parade