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CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 19, 2009
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(Washington: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Chip Reid) President-elect Barack Obama on the national day of service and his writing of the inauguration speech featured; scenes shown of Obama painting; details given about the inaugural speeches by Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy. [OBAMA - says we have to pitch in and take responsibility.] [At the Lincoln Memorial, OBAMA - says the USA will endure and prevail.] [With Oprah, vice presidential spouse Jill BIDEN - says Joe could be vice president or Secretary of State.]

(Washington: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The view from the national mall in Washington presented; scenes shown of the people arriving for the inauguration and of the many portable toilets; details given about the estimates of the size of the crowd. [Visitors Helen BARNES, Mr. RICHARDS, Darryl FORD, Chicago WOMAN, Philadelphia MAN - comment on the experience.]

(Washington: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Orr) The tight security for the inauguration examined; scenes shown of the security presence and surveillance cameras; statistics cited. [FBI assistant director Joseph PERSICHINI†, Secret Service director Mark SULLIVAN†- say we have scrubbed and rescrubbed all threats.] [Washington Metropolitan police department Chief Cathy LANIER†- talks about the information flow.] [Homeland Security Secretary Michael CHERTOFF - talks about prejudice towards an African American president.]

(Washington: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(New York: Jeff Greenfield) The great expectations about presidential inaugurals featured; scenes shown of FDR giving his "fear itself" 1933 inaugural and JFK's speech in 1961. [Presidential speechwriter Peggy NOONAN†- talks about Abraham Lincoln's concise second inaugural; comments on Obama's opportunity.] What happened to President William Henry Harrison in 1841 recalled.

(Washington: Katie Couric, Bob Schieffer) The feeling of good will over Washington and the Capitol and what happened in 2001 when George Bush became president discussed.

Couric, Katie;
Reid, Chip;
Attkisson, Sharyl;
Orr, Bob;
Greenfield, Jeff;
Bob, Katie Couric,

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