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Ailing Rehnquist Administers Oath of Office

Despite ongoing treatment for thyroid cancer, Chief Justice William Rehnquist administers the oath of office to President Bush. It was the first appearance for the chief justice since last October, when his diagnosis was announced.

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Nina Totenberg is NPR's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.