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Airs Monday January 21 • 11 a.m. on WOUB-TV 20.2 and 44.3
PBS NEWSHOUR will provide comprehensive live coverage of President Barack Obama’s second inauguration. A special daytime edition of the PBS NewsHour broadcast anchored by Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff and a live stream of the inaugural both begin at 11 A.M. Eastern on Monday, January 21, 2013. Online, the PBS NewsHour team will offer extensive reporting on the people, the process and the history of past celebrations.
The broadcast special includes live coverage at the Capitol building, including the swearing-in and President Obama’s second inaugural address. Plus, it will feature analysis by the NewsHour’s regular commentators syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Presidential historians Richard Norton Smith, Beverly Gage and Annette Gordon-Reed will contribute perspective and historical context.