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  • Inauguration Day Ceremony - The Complete Event (1/20/09)

  • By: Barack Obama
  • Length: 54 mins
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The oath of office will be administered to Barack Obama and Joseph Biden on the steps of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., on January 20, 2009.

Inauguration Day - Order of Events

Musical Selections

  • The United States Marine Band
  • The San Francisco Boys Chorus and the San Francisco Girls Chorus

    Call to Order and Welcoming Remarks
    The Honorable Dianne Feinstein

    Invocation
    Dr. Rick Warren

    Musical Selection
    Aretha Franklin

    Oath of Office Administered to Vice President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
    By Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
    The Honorable John Paul Stevens

    Musical Selection, John Williams, composer/arranger

  • Itzhak Perlman, Violin
  • Yo-Yo Ma, Cello
  • Gabriela Montero, Piano
  • Anthony McGill, Clarinet

    Oath of Office Administered to President-elect Barack H. Obama
    By the Chief Justice of the United States
    The Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr.

    Inaugural Address
    The President of the United States, The Honorable Barack H. Obama

    Poem
    Elizabeth Alexander

    Benediction
    The Reverend Dr. Joseph E. Lowery

    The National Anthem
    The United States Navy Band "Sea Chanters"

  • ©2009 Associated Press (P)2009 Associated Press

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    Was The Last Greatest President

    Man, I class, integrity, and compassion. He face anything just like the black people do Everyday!! Like a Champion.

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    An historic event

    An historic, absolutely inspiring event. Ironically, President Obama's campaign mantra, "Change we need," has remained - and become even more - compelling over time

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