Brazil's new President, Janio, Quadros, at 44 the youngest President in the history of Latin America's largest nation, took the oath of office before 1500 people in the House of Congress, in the half built capital of Brasilia, Jan 31.
GV Mass crowds outside Congress building
GV and CU President-elect Quadros arrives
GV Mass crowd outside building
TV Quadros walks through crowd to Building
GV INT. Congress welcomes Quadros
TSV Quadros Congratulated
TV Two shots Quadros walk through crowded gangway to stage
GV Crowded balcony
LV Quadros makes speech
GV PAN Congress during speech
GV Mass crowd await Quadros
GTV Crowd with banners wave and cheer
LV President Quadros and ex-president Kubitschek party walk onto balcony and wave to crowd
GV PAN Cheering crowd to president and party waving
GV President and party return to congress building pan to crowd
GV Mass crowd disperse
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Background: Brazil's new President, Janio, Quadros, at 44 the youngest President in the history of Latin America's largest nation, took the oath of office before 1500 people in the House of Congress, in the half built capital of Brasilia, Jan 31.
Representatives of 55 nations witnessed the inauguration ceremony, while thousands of Brazilian citizens waited to hear Senhor Quadros' speech from the balcony of the Congress building.
Outgoing President Juscelino Kubitschek ended his five-year term by formally removing the green and yellow sash of office from his chest and placing it on the new President.
In his address to the people, Senhor Quadros made no mention of the 'Santa Maria' lying off Recife with Portuguese rebels in control.