Archive for Tuesday, January 20, 2009

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Obama's inauguration

The 44th President: Jan. 20, 2009

Obituaries
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Inauguration Day in DC Inauguration Day around the world Inauguration Day in Lawrence The day in photos, Jan. 10, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
How much time will you spend watching inauguration-related activities on TV?

Poll results

Response Percent
None
 
45%
One to three hours
 
25%
One to three hours
 
10%
More than six hours
 
9%
Three to six hours
 
8%
Total 672
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Baker University professor Lee Green, back row, has been taking students on study trips to Washington in inaugural years since 1989. This year’s group will witness Barack Obama’s inauguration and attend a ball Tuesday night. Students are, third row from left, Caitlin McGowan, Andrew Linenberger, Adam Kenne, Melissa Hasty, Jordann Johnson and Emily Stephens; second row, Kendra Hanson, Lena Sweyko, Jessica Porter, Sarah Luecke, Stephanie Brockmann, Dana Hacker  and Adam O’Trimble; and front row, Briana Bever, Eris Blaser  and Shannon Pulkabrek. Baker students revel in historic trip
January 19, 2009 in print edition on 5A
Since 1989, Lee Green has been introducing Baker University students to the wonders of the nation’s capital. Every four years, he takes students to tour the historic city and witness the presidential inauguration.
6:08 a.m.
Members of the MLK Youth Choir perform the song "Ezekiel Saw the Wheel" Monday at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance at the Kansas Union Ballroom. Lawrence celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 19, 2009 in print edition on 3A
On the eve of the inauguration of Barack Obama, the country’s first black president, Lawrence residents Monday celebrated the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King.
10:00 a.m.
Bundled people pack the National Mall in Washington for the Inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama Tuesday. Obama tells crowd that we ‘must choose hope over fear’
9:40 a.m., January 20, 2009 Updated 1:32 p.m.
Stepping into history, Barack Hussein Obama grasped the reins of power as America’s first black president on Tuesday, saying the nation must choose “hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord” to overcome the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.
11:06 a.m.
Barack Obama arrives for his inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday. Obama takes office
11:05 a.m., January 20, 2009 Updated 12:04 p.m.
Stepping into history as America’s first black president, Barack Hussein Obama said in his inaugural address Tuesday that the nation must choose “hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord” to overcome the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.

All stories

On the record
January 20, 2009 in print edition on A4
Emergency blotter for Jan. 20, 2009
New era of optimism, hope dawns
January 20, 2009 in print edition on A1
America changes course today.
Partly cloudy
The nation is facing some difficult times, but our ideals always give us reason for hope.
January 20, 2009 in print edition on A9
The weather forecast for Washington, D.C., today was “partly cloudy;” the icon displayed by the Weather Channel was of the sun peeking from behind some clouds.