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Inauguration of John Connally as Governor (1963)
Gordon Wilkison
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1963  |
| English
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    Byron M. Tunnell begins ceremony
    Gaston Foot gives a prayer
    Tunnell introduces Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas, Robert W. Calvert
    Calvert administers swearing oath of office upon Preston Smith
    Martin Dies, Jr. of Lufkin introduces Preston Smith
    Smith makes acceptance speech
    Calvert swears in John Connally into the office of Governor of Texas
    Connally gives inaugural speech
    Dr. Calvin W. Frochner of the Lubbock St. John Methodist gives benediction
    "The Eyes of Texas", "Texas our Texas"