ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 20, 2005
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(Washington: Peter Jennings) Inauguration day for President Bush's second term featured; scenes shown of the festivities, the Bushes outside church, the opera singer, the Marine band, Chief Justice William Rehnquist, the swearing-in ceremony, demonstrations against the war in Iraq, the motorcade, the president & Laura Bush walking in the street & at the reviewing stand as the parade passed by. [In speech, BUSH - says the US supports democratic movement with the ultimate goal of ending tyranny in the world; states divisions must be healed.] [Protesting WOMAN - says the war is a disaster.] [Voice of ABC reporter Terry MORAN - says things are being thrown at the motorcade.]
(Washington: Peter Jennings) The mixed emotions at the inauguration noted.
(White House: Terry Moran) The message in Bush's address featured. [BUSH - says America speaks anew to the people of the world; states the US will not ignore oppression & will encourage reform in other governments; promises to build an ownership society with retirement savings & health insurance.] ["Newsweek International" Fareed ZAKARIA- says the president's speech is an invitation for the world to point out hypocrisies.] [Brookings Inst. Stephen HESS- says Bush has set up a heavy second-term agenda.]
(Washington: Peter Jennings; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) Bush's idealistic speech, which did not mention Iraq as he set out expansive goals, discussed.