Saturday, January 17, 2009

Just so you know. . .

The Inaugural Program
(All times Pacific Standard Time on Tuesday)

6 a.m.
-- Inaugural prelude by the United States Marine Band

6:50 a.m.
-- Musical selections by the San Francisco Boys Chorus and the San Francisco Girls Chorus
-- Call to order and welcoming remarks by Sen. Dianne Feinstein
-- Invocation by the Rev. Rick Warren, Saddleback Church, Lake Forest (Orange County)

8:38 a.m.
-- Musical selection by Aretha Franklin, "My Country 'Tis of Thee"
-- Oath of office administered to Vice President-elect Joe Biden by Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens

8:48 a.m.
-- Musical selection by composer John Williams, "Air and Simple Gifts"
-- Yo-Yo Ma, cello
-- Itzhak Perlman, violin
-- Gabriela Montero, piano
-- Anthony McGill, clarinet

-- Oath of office administered to Barack Obama by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts

-- Inaugural address by Obama
-- Poem by Elizabeth Alexander
-- Benediction by the Rev. Joseph E. Lowery

9:30 a.m.
-- National anthem

Note: Precise times were not provided for all events.

Source: Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies
(They also will have streaming video.)

1 comment:

Cynthia said...

Loved the picture. I'll be watching...Still remember when John F. Kennedy was sworn in. We were watching it on television at the Sudbury house.