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Parade Announcer Has Introduced Presidents Since 1957

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Parade Announcer Has Introduced Presidents Since 1957

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Since the Eisenhower administration, Charles Brotman has been the inaugural parade announcer. Brotman says his favorite parade was in 1981 when Ronald Reagan was inaugurated. That parade was the longest ever — lasting four and a half hours.

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