Our New President

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Join the Leonard Lopate show for WNYC’s complete coverage of Inauguration Day! We follow all the news and developments during the nation’s leadership transition. Hear reactions from people in New York City...and from around the world.

Immediate Reactions to the Speech

Barack Obama is now the President of the United States of America. We hear reactions to the speech and the transition from people in New York City...and from around the world. First, we check in with WNYC's Andrea Bernstein, Todd Zwillick from Capitol News Connection and The Takeaway, and Siddhartha ...


Reactions from NYC and Paris

We check in with WNYC's Beth Fertig and Bob Hennelly, as well as Sophie Pedder, Paris Bureau Chief for The Economist.


Checking In Around the World

Kevin Michert of the Idaho Statesman in Boise, Josh Richman from the Oakland Tribune in California, Gautam Siddarth of The Times of India, and Lamis Andoni, Middle East Analyst for Al-Jazeera in Amman, Jordan.

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