This program is 29 minutes long
(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.
(Washington: Peter Jennings) An audiotape surfacing in Iraq from terrorist leader Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi in which he refers to "arrogant American tyrants" noted.
(Mosul: Martha Raddatz) The stepping up of security throughout Iraq ten days before elections featured; scenes shown from Baghdad & Mosul; details given about the rules for voting & of the presence of Iraqi forces backed up by American troops. [Office of Security Transition-Iraq commander Maj. Gen. David PETRAEUS- says there are attempts to intimidate.]
(Washington: Peter Jennings) The likelihood that the war in Iraq was on everyone's mind in Washington, DC, today noted; scenes shown from Rockport, Texas, of a funeral for Marine Reservist Matthew Holloway, who was killed in Iraq last week by a roadside bomb.
(Washington: Peter Jennings) The lengthy inauguration day for President Bush's second term noted.
(Washington: Lisa Stark) The inauguration as a national security special event examined; scenes shown of the presidential motorcade & demonstrations amidst extreme security as compared to the inaugurations in 1977 & 1993. [ABC consultant George WILL- suggests this looked like a banana republic & the idea of a presidential parade may need to be rethought.] [Presidential historian Michael BESCHLOSS- says the message is America is a less-free place.]
(Washington: Peter Jennings) Excerpt shown from the ABC special "No Place to Hide" about technology, the events of 9/11, the government & security & what it all means for all Americans as individuals. Taped interview held with NORA program inventor Jeff Jonas about the attacks on September 11, 2001. [JONAS - says our government knew about two of the hijackers, Nawaz al-Hazmi & Khalid al-Midhar; states the plane reservations for hijacker pilots Mohammed Atta & Marwan al-Shehhi tied them to other hijackers; notes the threads tie together 13 of the 19 hijackers.]
(Washington: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: Dan Harris) The "Bush Dynasty" examined on this second inauguration for President Bush; photos shown. ["The Bushes: Portrait of a Dynasty" author Peter SCHWEIZER- calls the Bushes the most successful dynasty in American political history; states the Bushes do measure themselves against the Kennedys.] [Former Bush advisor Mary MATALIN- talks about how the Bushes do not brag.]