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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 20, 2013
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The official swearing-in of President Obama for his second term introduced; photo shown from the White House Blue Room.

(Washington: Peter Alexander) The constitutional requirement of the swearing-in of Obama, the obstacles to his second term and tomorrow's ceremonial inaugural festivities featured; scenes shown of Obama repeating the oath at the White House with the family present and of Vice President Joe Biden being sworn in and their attendance at the Tomb of the Unknowns. [On NBC, Senator Ted CRUZ†- says Obama is pushing a gun control agenda.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Kelly O'Donnell) The inauguration pageantry on this test-run day featured; scenes shown from Washington, DC, of a street fair and crowds of people. [Five PEOPLE - comment on the event.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The security in Washington for the inauguration reviewed; details given about the no-fly zone, the shutdown of rivers and street traffic, the kinds of security measures and the expected crowd; scenes shown from the city. [US Secret Service Ed DONOVAN†, US Capitol Police Chief Kim DINE†- talk about security preparations and measures.]

(Studio: Lester Holt, Brian Williams) Obama's first inaugural address, how he will frame the second term, the lower excitement level before this speech and how second terms are for legacies discussed.

(Studio: Lester Holt) Tomorrow's NBC inauguration coverage outlined on screen.

(Studio: Lester Holt) The background of inaugural poet Richard Blanco noted. [In interview, BLANCO - speaks about the "it takes a village" kind of feeling, Obama's own cultural questions, his convention speech and a sense of unity.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) The predicted weather for the day noted.

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Alexander, Peter;
O'Donnell, Kelly;
Williams, Pete;
Brian, Lester Holt,
Duration:
00:11:00

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