PBS NewsHour

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

Clip: 01/21/2013 | 6m 37s

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.

Aired: 01/21/13

Rating: NR

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