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Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. administers the oath of office to President Barack Obama a second time in the Map Room of the White House January 21, 2009 in Washington, DC.
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A recording made on Jan. 21, 2009, in the Map Room of the White House, of Barack Obama taking the oath for the second time
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[audio: Wes Allison | Tampa Bay Times]

A recording made on Jan. 21, 2009 of Barack Obama taking the oath for the second time

On Jan. 21, 2009, President Barack Obama's first full day in office, a Tampa Bay Times reporter served as one of the pool reporters for the White House press corps, which meant he covered all the president's events and shared reports about them for the rest of the news media. Late in the day, he and the other pool reporters were summoned into the White House Map room for an unannounced event, marked "urgent." Here is the audio of Obama's second, official oath of office.

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