January 16, 2013
Greenspring residents Jim Upp and Scott Shipe recount their experiences at President Harry Truman’s inauguration in 1949.
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As Washington prepares for Presidential Inauguration, Jim Upp, Scott Shipe, and Gray Parks recount their experiences of 64 years ago.
The inauguration of President Truman in 1949 produced many firsts—first to be nationally televised, first to be openly integrated, first to debut the current presidential seal.