By Jueseppi B.
The Best Way to Watch Inauguration 2013
Visit WhiteHouse.gov/Inauguration today to watch President Obama be sworn in for his second term. While the ceremonies start just after 11:00 a.m. EST, start watching early for behind-the-scenes looks at today’s festivities and a look back at the Administration’s work over the past four years.
The 57th Presidential Inauguration
Streamed live on Jan 21, 2013
The President and Vice President formally recommit themselves to serving the American people.
In Case You Missed It
Here are some of the top stories from the White House blog:
President Obama and Vice President Biden Take the Oath of Office
Yesterday, in two separate, private ceremonies, President Obama and Vice President Biden were officially sworn into office, marking the start of the second term. (The Constitution mandates that the President takes the oath on January 20. Since that date falls on a Sunday this year, the public inauguration ceremony and festivities will take place today, January 21)
Giving Back on the National Day of Service
Yesterday, the First Family kicked off Inauguration weekend by participating in the National Day of Service, helping out with some school improvement projects at Burrville Elementary in Washington, DC.
The Inauguration of a President
Historians Robert Caro, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Douglas Brinkley, and Michael Beschloss speak on the historical significance of a Presidential Inauguration and a President’s second term.
Today’s Inaugural Schedule:
8:45 AM: The First Family, the Vice President and Dr. Biden attend a church service at St. John’s Episcopal Church.
10:35 AM: The First Family departs the White House en route Capitol Hill.
11:20 AM: The President is sworn in at the United States Capitol; The First Family, the Vice President and Dr. Biden also attend.
11:50 AM: The President delivers remarks; The First Family, the Vice President and Dr. Biden also attend.
1:05 PM: The President, the Vice President, the First Lady and Dr. Biden attend the inaugural luncheon.
2:40 PM: The President, the Vice President, the First Lady and Dr. Biden participate in the inaugural parade.
3:45 PM: The First Family, the Vice President and Dr. Biden watch the inaugural parade from the presidential reviewing stand.
8:45 PM: The President, the Vice President, the First Lady and Dr. Biden attend the Commander-in-Chief’s Inaugural Ball.
9:10 PM: The President, the Vice President, the First Lady and Dr. Biden attend the Inaugural Ball.
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