Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville says today’s Presidential Inauguration is something he won’t soon forget. He says the entire city of Washington, D.C. and the rest of the country have been swept up in its events. “It’s surprising to me because the times are so serious, the country is in a very, very deep predicament… Continue reading Yarmuth Calls Atmosphere in DC 'Euphoric'
More than 100 people gathered in a ballroom at the Henry Clay Building in downtown Louisville to watch the television coverage of the presidential inauguration. Among them was Sheila Boyd of Louisville, who said she was impressed with the new president’s inaugural address. “It was almost like I expected him to touch every bit of… Continue reading Crowds Gather In Louisville To Watch Inauguration
Several Louisville groups are co-hosting a inauguration watching party Tuesday at the Henry Clay Building in downtown Louisville. Organizer Terry Taylor says the event begins at 11:00am and is open to the public. “Even more importantly they’re invited to come and make a pledge to do something to make the world better in the next… Continue reading Inauguration Viewing Party To Be Held At Henry Clay Building
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is in the nation’s capital for tomorrow’s Presidential Inauguration. The Governor says it’s an exciting occasion. “To be here in Washington, D.C. and witness this inauguration is very special,” says Beshear. “It’s obviously an historic time, when the first African-American person in our history is going to be President of the… Continue reading Beshear Prepares for Bluegrass Ball, Presidential Inauguration
Tuesday’s presidential inauguration will be the first for Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth as a member of the U.S. House. The second-term congressman from Louisville calls the occasion “momentous” “When you’re talking about overcoming 400 years of racial tensions in this country in one ceremonial moment, I think it’s going to be astounding for the country.… Continue reading Yarmuth: Obama Oath 'Astounding' Moment For U.S.
About forty students from Louisville’s Bellarmine University will be in Washington, D.C. for tomorrow’s swearing-in of President-elect Barack Obama. Among them is Michelle Foisy, a policial science major. The senior from Indianapolis says Obama inspires people like her, who come from mixed ethnic backgrounds. “It really puts things in reality that you don’t have an… Continue reading Louisville Students Travel to DC for Inauguration
The presidential inauguration can be viewed tomorrow at the Kentucky Center in downtown Louisville. Spokesperson David Holland says they originally planned to show the ceremonies in Bomhard Theater, and all those free tickets were quickly handed out. Holland says they’ll accommodate many more in their public areas with tables and plasma TV’s. “I think everybody… Continue reading Presidential Inauguration Will be Broadcast at Kentucky Center