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How 'Hail To The Chief' Became Presidential

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How 'Hail To The Chief' Became Presidential

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How 'Hail To The Chief' Became Presidential

How 'Hail To The Chief' Became Presidential

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"Hail to the Chief" is a tune that President Barack Obama will hear quite a bit in the next four years. How did this song become the presidential serenade? Slate.com's Andy Bowers explains.