Listeners Krupali Tejura of California and Walter Dear of Colorado are both lucky recipients of Inauguration Day tickets. Four years ago, Krupali appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show and sang a jingle about Obama. Seventy-six-year-old Dear is a retired journalist who attended the 1948 Democratic Convention in Philadelphia. He's also shaken hands with President John F. Kennedy, Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton.
They join host Liane Hansen to share the stories of how they snagged those hard-to-get tickets — and why it was so important.