“The world is very different now…and yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around the globe — the belief that the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God.” – John F. Kennedy during his Inaugural Address
Says she didn’t have time to rehearse with the orchestra before her performance at President Obama’s Inauguration. I’m sure Kelly Clarkson was able to rehearse as she sang live. You can clearly see in this Instagram photo Beyonce posted that she worked with the U.S. Marine Corps Band on the pre-recorded track so, how much rehearsal was necessary?
Via Real Clear Politics, this was a REALLY funny take on the mainstream media’s coverage of President Obama’s second inauguration. Especially funny was the Daily Show team catching George Stephanopolis mistaking Bill Russell for Morgan Freeman.
- CNN’s Coverage of The Presidential Inauguration (cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com)
- The 57th Presidential Inauguration To explore photos taken from… (instagram.com)
- Photos: D.C. Prepares for 57th Presidential Inauguration. (billieweiss.wordpress.com)
Click above to view President Obama’s 2013 Inauguration.
The social media presence was inevitable and is a very smart move by planners.
Via Roll Call
It won’t be for another few weeks until Americans know which candidate will be sworn in to the White House in January, but planning for the 57th presidential inauguration is already well under way.
And with just about three months left, the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, for the first time, has built a social media presence to keep citizens in the loop.
“[The] new website will provide an encyclopedic resource to Inauguration watchers across the nation and the world,” Schumer said in a statement. “Our first-ever Facebook page will … be an important source of practical information for Inauguration attendees.”
Read more at this link.