this is a report on the inauguration of President Chen Shui-Bian (陳水扁) in Taipei. The presenter is Fred Steiner. The ceremony occured on May 20, Year 89 of the Republic (2000 A.D.).
Mr. Chen was the 10th president of the Republic of China, and the first not to be a member of the Nationalist Party.
This report covers him convening with outgoing President Lee Teng-hui and others at 介壽館, taking the oath of office, greeting foreign dignitiaries, and making his Inaugural Address.