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January 22, 2013 Lamar Alexander, the Republican senator from Tennessee, and Alex Haley, the author of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, were close friends and native Tennesseans.
George Washington referred to "that Almighty Being" during his inaugural address in 1789. "God" didn't show up in an inaugural speech until more than three decades later.
January 22, 2013 George Washington invoked the Almighty, but the word "God" wasn't used in an inaugural address until James Monroe. Since then, few presidents have missed the opportunity to put God in their inaugural speeches.
January 22, 2013 The U.S. Marine Band accompanying her was pre-recorded, but after conflicting reports, there's burning debate as to whether Beyonce sang live.
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President Obama, as he paused to look back at the crowd before going into the Capitol.
January 21, 2013 As he walked up the steps and back into the Capitol today following his inaugural address, President Obama stoppedand turned around to look back. "I want to take a look," he could be heard saying, because "I'm not going to see this again."
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