The Second Inauguration of Barack Obama
This morning, at 11:55 AM Eastern Time, President Obama delivered his Second Inaugural Address. The speech was 2,137 words long and took 15 minutes to deliver.
"America’s possibilities are limitless," he said, "for we possess all the qualities that this world without boundaries demands: youth and drive; diversity and openness; an endless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention. My fellow Americans, we are made for this moment, and we will seize it -- so long as we seize it together."
You can read the official transcript here.
You can watch the video here:
You can listen to the speech here:
- Read "One Today," the Inaugural poem written by Richard Blanco.
- Check out a photo gallery of Inaugural images from the White House photo office.
- President Obama and Vice President Biden toasted the room during the Inaugural Luncheon at the U.S. Capitol. Read what they had to say.
- President Obama spoke at the Commander in Chief Ball. Check out his remarks.