A closer look at the inauguration scheduleJanuary 21, 2013 @ 1:10 am
(AP) - The schedule for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden (all times EST):
Monday, Jan. 21
8:45 a.m. _ The Obamas and Bidens attend a church service at St. John's Episcopal Church.
11:20 a.m. _ Ceremonial swearing-in at the Capitol.
11:50 a.m. _ Obama gives the inaugural address.
The order of the program:
Musical selections: The U.S. Marine Band
Musical selections: P.S. 22, Staten Island in N.Y., and Lee University Festival Choir, Cleveland, Tenn.
Call to order and welcoming remarks: Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.
Invocation: Myrlie Evers-Williams
Musical selection: Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
Oath of office administered to Vice President Biden: Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Musical selection: James Taylor
Oath of office administered to President Obama: Chief Justice John Roberts
Inaugural address: President Obama
Musical selection: Kelly Clarkson
Poem: Richard Blanco
Benediction: the Rev. Luis Leon of St. John's Church, Washington
The National Anthem: Beyoncé
1:05 p.m. _ Obama, Biden and their wives attend the inaugural luncheon.
2:40 p.m. _ Inaugural parade begins. The Obamas and Bidens participate in a parade featuring floats and vehicles representing about 60 groups. Viewing stands and bleachers are lined along Pennsylvania Avenue.
6 p.m. _ The Commander in Chief's Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center. The gala honors service members and their families.
6:30 p.m. _ The Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
10:30 a.m. _ National Prayer Service at Washington National Cathedral. The Obamas and Biden attend.
Staff Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center.
Sources: The Presidential Inaugural Committee and the White House
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