January 20th, 2009 is a date you may have seen
plastered on bumper stickers over the past few years. But those messages were
expressed by critics of President Bush who eagerly awaited the day he would
leave office. For some Vermonters the inauguration was important enough to be there in person to see it happen. Today we’re speaking
with two of them.
of thousands descended on Washington
over the weekend for the inauguration of Barack Obama as president. Molly
Davies of Stowe is among them. This will be the second time she’s witnessed a
new president sworn in.
As our nation celebrates Martin Luther King
Jr.’s life, we look at how his legacy connects to the inauguration of our
nation’s first black president, Barack Obama. And we hear from members of the Brattleboro Union High School band who plan to march during the inaugural parade.
Among the hundreds of thousands who have descended on Washington for Barack Obama’s inauguration are many Vermonters; a group of rail supporters will rally in Rutland later today to urge the state to save the Ethan Allen Express train service; more…