Daily Archives: 21 January 2013

“One Today” by Richard Blanco. For the 2013 Inauguration


  “One Today” One sun rose on us today, kindled over our shores, peeking over the Smokies, greeting the faces of the Great Lakes, spreading a simple truth across the Great Plains, then charging across the Rockies. One light, waking … Continue reading

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President Barack Obama’s 2013 Inaugural Speech


Full transcript as prepared for delivery of President Barack Obama’s inaugural remarks on Jan. 20, 2009, at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. My fellow citizens: I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the … Continue reading

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What This Inauguration Means To Our President (video, prerecorded)


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The President’s Room and Other Capitol Features


Here’s the official photograph of the President’s Room, from the Architect of US Capitol, along with other pictures of the Capitol in a slide show (below the photo). The slide show below, of the Capitol’s interior, features frescoes, statuary, and paintings … Continue reading

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The Presidential Family’s Sunday Worship


From yesterday, the full video of the worship service attended by President Obama’s family, at Metropolitan African Episcopal Methodist (AME) Church, four blocks from the White House. Chartered in 1838, worship at Metropolitan features the historic style of preaching and … Continue reading

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