January 20th, 2013

Highlights from CNN’s Inauguration Coverage

CNN anchors special coverage of the second inauguration of President Barack Obama Sunday, Jan. 20 through Monday, Jan. 21 from locations on the National Mall, Capitol Hill, Lafayette Park and on the parade route at Freedom Plaza. FULL RELEASE: http://on.cnn.com/VmlIvZ

CNN was No. 1 in Total Viewers and among Key Demo 25-54 during Coverage of Sunday’s Swearing in Ceremony http://wp.me/p1faJE-6DM 

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  • Interview with Vice President Joe Biden: CNN chief political analyst Gloria Borger sat down for an exclusive interview with Vice President Joe Biden at the White House. VIDEO: http://on.cnn.com/13NDwmW
  • Interview with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor: Experience with affirmative action and affect on rulings – http://on.cnn.com/XsBmnm
  • Interview with Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett:  “His Cabinet when he’s finished – and he’s far from finished – will have diversity including women, including people of color,” Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett from the White House shortly before Obama took the Oath of Office: http://on.cnn.com/UZHYZT
  • Interview with White House senior adviser David Plouffe: The tone of Obama’s inaugural address will be “hopeful,” White House senior adviser David Plouffe told CNN’s chief political correspondent Candy Crowley from the National Mall in Washington. More info: http://on.cnn.com/T67H7H
  • CNN senior vice president and Washington Bureau Sam Feist gives viewers a behind the scenes look at the network’s Inauguration coverage from the control room. VIDEO: http://on.cnn.com/13NsYFl
  • CNN’s Dana Bash takes you behind the scenes of the second inauguration : http://on.cnn.com/Wn3xFl
  • For the first time, CNN, Instagram and Facebook will offer inauguration go-ers an opportunity to be a part of the coverage on CNN and CNN.com by using the hashtag #CNN to share their stories. Most of CNN’s coverage will originate from the National Mall, where the network has built a large broadcast platform designed to let television viewers experience the ceremonies firsthand.  MORE info: http://ireport.cnn.com
  • Transcripts of CNN’s coverage: http://archives.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/2013.01.20.html
  • Read text of Obama’s inaugural address. http://on.cnn.com/VVthLA
  • CNN Polls: Country split on how things are going  // CNN Poll: Are you rooting for or against Obama?: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com