2013 Inauguration Coverage

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A worker sets up microphones at the US Capitol as preparations continue for the second inauguration of US President Barack Obama.

Coverage of Barack Obama's 2013 inaugural ceremony and address. Featuring:

  • Clarence Page, syndicated columnist for the Chicago Tribune, Newsday and other national publications, live from the mall in Washington, DC 
  • Kenneth C. Davis, author of the Don't Know Much About series, on the surprising history of inauguration day
  • Jodi Kantor, New York Times Washington correspondent and the author of The Obamas on Obama's second term agenda

Don't forget, we're asking you to write a memorable line for Obama's speech.

→ Below: A guide to Inauguration Day, including history, recipes, and background on the participants.