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Romney's Exit, Stage Right

Soon after noon today, Deval Patrick will be sworn in as Massachusetts' 71st governor — the first African-American in the corner office.

In a departure with tradition, the inauguration ceremony will be held outside. In another break with the past, Patrick's predecessor, Governor Mitt Romney, decided to leave the State House on the eve of inauguration, as WBUR's Fred Thys reports.

This program aired on January 4, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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Fred Thys reports on politics and higher education for WBUR.

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