The schedule for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden:
Today, Monday, Jan. 21
Ceremonial swearing-in, Capitol Hill, 11:30 a.m. EST
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
- Inaugural Parade
Viewing stands and bleachers are lined along Pennsylvania Avenue
2:35 p.m. EST
- The Obamas and Bidens participate in a parade featuring floats and vehicles representing about 60 groups.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
National Prayer Service, Washington National Cathedral, 10:30 a.m. EST
The Obamas and Biden attend.
Source: The Presidential Inaugural Committee
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