Current Weather
The Spy FM

Join Us For Coverage Of Inauguration Day; Here’s The Schedule

Filed by KOSU News in US News.
January 21, 2013

Good morning.

Though he and the vice president have already taken their oaths of office, President Obama is due this noon to stand outside the Capitol for his ceremonial swearing in and then to deliver his second inaugural address.

We’ll start live blogging later this morning, so check back if you want to follow along. The highlights should include:

– Shortly after 11 a.m. ET. The president, vice president and their families take their seats on the podium.

– 11:35 a.m. ET. Myrlie Evers-Williams, civil rights activist and widow of slain Mississippi civil rights leader Medgar Evars, delivers the invocation.

– 11:45 a.m. ET. Vice President Biden repeats his oath of office. Supreme court Justice Sonia Sotomayor officiates.

– 11:50 a.m. ET. Singer James Taylor performs.

– 11:55 a.m. ET. President Obama repeats his oath of office. Chief Justice John Roberts officiates.

– Noon ET. The president delivers his inaugural address.

– 12:21 p.m. ET. Singer Kelly Clarkson performs.

– 12:26 p.m. ET. Richard Blanco reads his inaugural poem. At 44, he is the youngest poet to have this honor. He is also the first Latino to do so.

– 12:30 p.m. ET. The benediction by Dr. Luis León, pastor of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C.

– 12:34 p.m. ET. Singer Beyoncé peforms the National Anthem.

Following the ceremony, the Obamas and Bidens join members of Congress for lunch in the Capitol.

– 2:32 p.m. ET. The president reviews troops outside the Capitol.

– 2:36 p.m. ET. The inaugural parade begins.

– 5:30 p.m. ET. The parade concludes.

– 6 p.m. ET. Inaugural balls begin.

NPR’s live coverage gets started at 10 a.m. ET. It will be broadcast on many NPR member stations and streamed on NPR.org.

There’s much more about the inauguration over at It’s All Politics, including a trivia quiz. [Copyright 2013 National Public Radio]

Leave a Reply

3PM to 6PM All Things Considered

All Things Considered

For two hours every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Robert Siegel, Michele Norris and Melissa Block present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features.

Listen Live Now!

6PM to 7PM Marketplace

Marketplace

Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine of business and economics.

View the program guide!

7PM to 9PM Juke Joint Revival

Juke Joint Revival

Juke Joint Revival rivals any Rockabilly/Roots show on the air today, and the host of that program, Jenni Zee, lives and breathes the Rockabilly lifestyle. Her show has drawn the attention of Rockabilly fans the world over.

View the program guide!

Upcoming Events in your area (Submit your event today!)

Streaming audio and podcasts

Stream KOSU on your smartphone

Phone Streaming

SmartPhone listening options on this page are intended for many iPhones, Blackberries, etc. with low-cost software applications available to listen to our full-time web streams, both News on KOSU-1 and Classical on KOSU-2.

Learn more about our complete range of streaming services

We're perfecting the patient experience - Stillwater Medical Center