ABC News Radio to Provide Extensive Coverage of PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION
ABC News Radio and its affiliates will take listeners inside the 2nd Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama with extensive coverage of the Inaugural ceremonies on Sunday, January 20 and Monday, January 21. Correspondent Aaron Katersky will anchor all live coverage starting at 11:00 a.m., ET on Sunday. ABC News Radio's team of correspondents - Ann Compton, Vic Ratner, Steven Portnoy and Andy Field - will contribute on-the-ground-reporting and analysis; Sam Donaldson will report on the swearing-in of Barack Obama from the steps of Capitol Hill; and Trey Hardin and StEve Roberts will provide insight from ABC News Headquarters in Washington, DC.
ABC News Radio's Inaugural coverage kicks off on Sunday, January 20 with the President's official swearing-in ceremony at the White House. Correspondent Aaron Katersky will anchor live from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., ET. On Monday, January 21, President Obama and Vice President Biden will participate in the ceremonial Inaugural swearing-in ceremony on the west steps of the U.S. Capitol, along with the traditional parade down Pennsylvania Avenue. ABC News Radio will provide live, anchored coverage of the Inaugural ceremony between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., ET, along with President Obama's greetings to the crowd between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., ET.
ABC News Radio will provide one-minute Presidential Inauguration status reports starting at 5:30 a.m., ET on Sunday, January 20.
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