Covering The 59th Presidential Inauguration

Tomorrow, America will inaugurate Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States.  But this will be the most unusual inauguration in American history.  Because of the deadly threat to the U.S. Capitol and democracy just two weeks ago, there is an unprecedented number of national guard in D.C.  That along with the COVID-19 pandemic presenting a combination of factors… never seen before during the peaceful transfer of power.  We compare past presidential inaugurations with what we might expect tomorrow.

Jesse Holland, Host of C-SPAN’s Washington Journal

Jennifer Thomas, Associate Professor & Journalism Sequence Coordinator, Department of Media, Journalism and Film, Howard University

 

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