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Watch the 2013 presidential inauguration (live stream)

Mon., Jan. 21, 2013 11:41 AM EDT
by Danielle Canada

 

The 2013 Presidential Inauguration: Live Stream

Below is a live stream of the 57th Presidential Inauguration courtesy of the White House.

 

11am EST: President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and their families will be seated on the podium

11:35am: Myrlie Evers-Williams, civil rights activist and widow of slain Mississippi civil rights leader Medgar Evars, delivers the invocation

11:45am: Vice President Biden repeats his oath of office. Supreme court Justice Sonia Sotomayor officiates.

11:50am: Performance by singer James Taylor of American the Beautiful

11:55am: Obama repeats his oath of office as Chief Justice John Roberts officiates

Noon: Obama delivers his inaugural address

12.21pm: Performance by singer Kelly Clarkson of My Country, ‘Tis of Thee

12:26pm: Poet Richard Blanco reads his inaugural poem

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

12:34pm: Performance by Beyoncé of the National Anthem

Lunch break: The Obamas and Bidens join members of the Supreme Court, Congress and the cabinet for lunch in the Capitol

2:30pm: Obama reviews troops outside the Capitol

2:36pm: The inaugural parade, featuring floats representing about 60 groups, begins

5:30pm: The parade concludes

6pm: The inaugural ball begins

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