The President ceremoniously swore into his second term on Monday. He spoke to a crowd on the National Mall of about a million people, plus tens of millions more tuned in at home.
And while most people watched from afar, some lucky Alaskans were there to witness to it firsthand.
APRN’s Peter Granitz caught up with students from South Anchorage High School in Washington, D.C.
The fifty-seventh presidential inauguration is winding down. The last inaugural ball is Tuesday night after festivities started over the weekend. And, as APRN’s Peter Granitz reports, amid all the pomp and circumstance, some Alaska Natives are showing the rest of the country their heritage and traditions.
Below are a picture and video of the administration of the official and ceremonial oath of office as provided by the White House:
- When this mural in the U.S. Capitol was painted in the '90s, ideas about Western Expansion and Manifest Destiny had evolved. The artist wanted his work to reflect the understanding that the West wasn’t empty land before the settlers arrived.
- Alaska Airlines CFO said most of the 68 Airbus jets in Virgin's fleet this year are on leases that run through at least 2021.
- The suspended doctor had a breakdown in January, requested a leave of absence from the hospital, then resigned.
- Researchers at Yale have landed on a particular way of describing our complicated, contradictory climate change opinions.