Presidential Inauguration Of Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama was sworn in Jan. 20, 2009, as the 44th president of the United States, becoming the first African-American to hold the nation's highest office. An enthusiastic crowd braved cold temperatures in Washington, D.C., to pack the National Mall for the ceremony.
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Presidential Inauguration Of Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama was sworn in Jan. 20, 2009, as the 44th president of the United States.

Obamas Could Have Danced All Night

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For Inaugural, Congress Suspends Party Divisions

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NPR News Special: Barack Obama's Inauguration

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NPR News Special: Inaugural Festivities Underway

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Inauguration Update: Travelers From Afar

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Inauguration Update: At The White House

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Obama Rallies Crowd To Meet Country's Challenges

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