Inauguration of Barack Obama
Inauguration of Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009 as the 44th President of the United States.
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The train ride to commemorate the 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln.
We Are One Concert
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Kids' Inaugural: We Are The Future
On the evening of January 19th, 2009, a concert was held in honor of the armed services.
Ceremony: "A New Birth Of Freedom"
The following groups performed in the opening ceremony of the Inauguration:
- "The President's Own" United States Marine Band
- San Francisco Boys Chorus
- San Francisco Girls Chorus
After the performances, Evangelical pastor Rick Warren gave an invocation.
Oath of Office
Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. administered the Oath of Office.
A main theme of President Obama's inaugural address was restoration of responsibility.