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  • Jan Sat 2017

    Pence Is Inaugurated As Vice President Of Usa

    Pence hugs wife Karen members of his family. Proud smiles all around. Pence waves and there is cheering.

    More people arrive on the mall, Paul Lewis reports:

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  • Jan Fri 2017

    Trump Makes His First Speech As President OF USA

    Trump begins his address.

    Trump addresses himself to “people of the world.”

    Thank you, he says. “We the citizens of America are now joined in a great national ...

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  • Jan Fri 2017

    Breaking News : Donald Trump is Inaugurated President of the USA

    Trump takes the oath, repeating after Roberts. Melania Trump holds the Bible.

    He finishes. “Congratulations Mr President,” Roberts says. Cheering. Trump turns and bear hugs hi...

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  • Jan Fri 2017

    Still On The Update Of Usa Inauguration

    Here’s another choir, singing America the Beautiful. This choir is dressed in matching white turtlenecks and red-white-and-blue tartan scarves. It’s an uptempo rendition. They’re ...

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  • Jan Fri 2017

    Still On The Update Of Usa Inauguration

    Blunt, the Missouri senator, said the choir that just sang lives by him, “so it was easy” to recruit them.

    Chuck Schumer, the senate minority leader, is up. He says we live in...

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  • Jan Fri 2017

    Update On Trump's Inauguration

    Even the Washington metro is getting in on pointing out how small today’s crowd is:

     

    A choir from Missouri State university is singing. School color is maroon, it lo...

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  • Jan Fri 2017

    Update On Trump's Inauguration

    Now a reading from the third chapter of the book of Matthew, the one about the humble inheriting the kingdom of earth, and peace workers being the children of god, and god blessing those who are mo...

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  • Jan Fri 2017

    Update On Trump's Inauguration

    Here’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan with a prayer, from the book of Solomon. The passage asks for wisdom from the lord. The camera cuts to Obama, who has his eyes closed, prayerfully. Amen.

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  • Jan Fri 2017

    Update On The Process

    Missouri senator Roy Blunt, as chairman of the congressional inauguration committee, has remarks.

    He welcomes the crowd, which cheers again.

    Blunt is droning on about inaugurati...

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  • Jan Fri 2017

    Trump Walks In

    Here come all the congressional leaders. They’re applauded. On the platform at least. You can’t hear weather anyone in the crowd is applauding because of the trumpets.

    Drum ro...

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  • Jan Fri 2017

    Update On Trump's Inauguration

    Mike Pence is announced and walks out to cheers. He stops to wave atop the platform stairs and then heads for the lectern level. He says hi to Quayle, who wants a hug, to which Pence reluctantly ac...

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  • Jan Fri 2017

    Update On Trump's Inauguration

    “Trump, Trump, Trump,” the crowd chants.

    And there he is, walking the interior hallway, looking deadly serious. Red tie. Solemn look. He’s preceded by Paul Ryan and Kevi...

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