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ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 19, 2009
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(Washington: Charles Gibson) The holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King the day before President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration introduced.

(White House: Jake Tapper) Obama & a day of volunteer service featured; scenes shown of Obama painting walls at a homeless shelter for teens & Michelle Obama at RFK Stadium; details given about his inaugural address. [OBAMA - quotes King about serving; jokes about his painting technique.] [At a local high school, OBAMA - says we will all have to take responsibility.] [Obama advisor David AXELROD@- says he will summon us to meet responsibilities in responding to the challenges.] [With Oprah, vice presidential spouse Jill BIDEN - says Joe could be vice president or Secretary of State.] Obama's dinners tonight for Biden, Senator John McCain & former Secretary of State Colin Powell noted.

(Washington: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) What Dr. King might have thought about the history that will be made tomorrow, what we know about the inaugural speech that was basically written last week with the theme of responsibility & service & that the words tomorrow will be his own discussed. [On BBC World News America,in 1964, KING - speculates a Negro president may come in 25 years.]

(Washington: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: David Muir) A view from the mall in Washington, DC, previewed; scenes shown of the crowd, lines of people for tickets, several generations of the Davis family, a choir from San Francisco practicing, two families illustrating the crowded space options for one to two million folks & the lines of portable bathrooms. [Three WOMEN, a DAVIS, school PRINCIPAL - comment on being here.]

(Washington: Charles Gibson) The story of the journey of Nikki Lecompte% & her family to Washington for the inauguration updated; scenes shown from Houston & a stop at their old house in New Orleans; map shown of her drive to Washington. [LECOMPTE - talks about her dream.]

Gibson, Charles;
Tapper, Jake;
Stephanopoulos, George;
Muir, David

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