As we mark today’s inauguration of Gov. Charlie Baker, we took a look back in time, thanks to our WGBH vault, more than two decades ago. In January 1987, Gov. Michael Dukakis was sworn in for an unprecedented third term, even as he was considering a run for president.

Lt. Gov. Evelyn Murphy was also first sworn in that day, making history as the first woman in the state to hold constitutional office. You can find much more from our archives online at