The 43rd inaugural ceremony of the president of the United States was held on January 20, 1957, when President Dwight D. Eisenhower was sworn in.
Vice President Richard Nixon pictured to the right.
Archbishop Michael, head of the Greek Orthodox Church of America, greeted the Eisenhower with the following prayer:
“May the Almighty and Everlasting God, our common Heavenly Father whom we know and love through our common Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, bestow upon you and Mrs. Eisenhower and all your family the best of health and all His blessing so that you, Mr. President, carry on the most effective way your high and responsible duties to the benefit of our dearly beloved America and the freedom loving peoples and nations of the world.”
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