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Historical Views on a 'Holy Day in Our Civic Religion'

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How do we compare President Obama's latest inaugural address to those of presidents past? Jeffrey Brown talks to historians Richard Norton Smith of George Mason University, Annette Gordon-Reed of Harvard University and Beverly Gage of Yale University about the 57th Presidential Inauguration and the echoes found in U.S. history.

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State of the Union 2016

PBS NEWSHOUR offers live coverage of President Obama's speech and the Republican response.

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PBS NewsHour Weekend

Premieres Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. ET.

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