Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Obama Inauguration Ceremony - People Crowded In Washington

WASHINGTON,- Despite Terrón time, a large crowd was unprecedented reunion in Washington on Tuesday to witness the historic inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th U.S. president. 

  According to official estimates, as much as 2 million people are expected to gather around the Capitol, the White House and the Lincoln Memorial by noon, when Obama takes oath of office. 

  The official opening ceremony of the U.S. President-elect Barack Obama has already begun in the western U.S. front of the Capitol with prelude music. 

  The musical includes the Marine Corps Band from the United States, San Francisco Boys and Girls Choir of San Francisco. 

  Meanwhile, members of Congress and other special guests began filling the seats with a view to the position where the inauguration of Obama will occur. 

  Michelle Obama and his wife began the day by attending a prayer at St. John's Episcopal Church near the White House. 

  Then he met with President George W. And his wife Laura Bush for talks at the White House. 

  The inauguration will start around 1630 GMT, with Biden oaths first, followed by Obama at the swearing in and inaugural speech. 

  Some of the opening of the hearing will be more than 1.6 kilometers from the swearing in ceremony, watching on giant TV screens erected along the National Mall. 

  Thousands arrived before daylight Tuesday in the standing-room only trains. 

  Obama took wore scarves and blankets for protection against the wind, less than 10 degrees centigrade. 

  Visitors wandered around the Mall on Monday night, snapping photos and shooting video of the Capitol and monuments. 

  The opening day began at 4 am for the many entries without a land grab on the Mall, rush to match the positions of the ceremony. 

  In about 20 minutes of his speech, Obama said America has been hurt by a "me first" attitude that contributed to the current economic crisis, say aides, and will appeal to people - as well as organizations and businesses - to take responsibility for their actions. 

  After an official farewell to President George W. Lunch with Bush and congressional leaders, Obama will head up Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House, where he and his family see the opening of the parade review stand. 

  The new president and first lady after closing the official opening night of 10 to attend the ball. 

  Inauguration events have already drawn record crowds. 

  A crowd attending an inaugural concert on Sunday was estimated between 300,000 and 400,000 and stretching from the Lincoln Memorial all the way to the Washington Monument, which stands at the midpoint of the National Mall. 

  Secret Service director, while Mark Sullivan said he had "no credible threat" to the events of opening a security cordon has been put in place around the city's core, making much of downtown Washington, in a single pedestrian. 

  Apart from the secret services, security involve8 effort, 000 police officers from the District of Columbia and other jurisdictions, 10,000 National Guard troops, about 1,000 personnel from the FBI and hundreds of others from the Department of Homeland Security, the National Park Service and the U.S. Capitol Police. 

  Another 20,000 National Guard members are ready to respond if there is an emergency.

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