Inauguration 2013

The 2013 Presidential Inauguration Parade

Jan. 21, 2013

With President Obama already having completed his traveling of the parade route, he sat within the reviewing stand at the White House and watched as the rest of the parade marched on by. Here is a 15-minute portion of the inaugural parade.

Poet Richard Blanco Reads During Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies

Jan. 21, 2013

Poet Richard Blanco is the first Hispanic and openly gay man to read the inaugural poem during a presidential inauguration. Like President Obama in his inaugural address, Blanco used poetry to emphasize the unity of the nation, the diversity of America's people and the hard work that is part of the American ethic.