Across The Country, People Witness History The inauguration of Barack Obama resonates differently across the country. From Seattle to a Southern civil rights battleground, from a Denver college campus to Oklahoma's Coal County, people watched Tuesday's ceremony wondering whether Obama would fulfill their dreams or confirm their fears.
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Across The Country, People Witness History

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Across The Country, People Witness History

Across The Country, People Witness History

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The inauguration of Barack Obama resonates differently across the country.

Tanya Ott reports for member station WBHM in Birmingham, Ala., which is rich in civil rights history.

NPR's Howard Berkes reports from Coal County, Okla., where voters overwhelmingly supported John McCain in November's election.

NPR's Jeff Brady reports from a college campus in Denver and Martin Kaste weighs in from Seattle.