December 14, 1996 |
Antiabortion demonstrators hope to darken President Clinton's inaugural celebrations with grisly abortion photos and a mock cemetery, marking the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. Clinton's Jan. 18-20 inaugural events will overlap with antiabortion protests of the Supreme Court's Jan. 22, 1973, Roe vs. Wade decision.
January 8, 1991 |
We meet today to celebrate the people's sovereignty, as old as California itself, and to confront their problems, as fresh as the morning headlines. It is a day for symbolism, and a day for substance. For long after the rituals of inauguration fade from memory, each of us will be held accountable for the oath we take and the vision we offer. I hope you will permit me a personal note on this very public occasion.
December 3, 1992 |
President-elect Bill Clinton will reach out to ordinary people during a five-day "American Reunion" inaugural celebration, beginning with a bus ride into town from Thomas Jefferson's home at Monticello and ending with a handshaking marathon at a White House reception open to the public. "We're encouraging all Americans to come," Inaugural Committee Chairman Ronald H. Brown said Wednesday in announcing that eight events from Jan.
January 2, 1995 |
For Gov. Pete Wilson, the economic comeback for the Golden State arrives symbolically this week, with the start of a new year potentially so prosperous that he may offer Californians a tax cut. To celebrate both the projected economic turnaround and his own political rebound, the Republican governor will throw a three-day inauguration party designed to advance his campaign theme, "California is coming back," to "California is back."
August 7, 2001 |
Iran's highest religious and political authority said Monday that reformist President Mohammad Khatami cannot be sworn in for a second term until parliament agrees to place hard-liners on a key panel that oversees constitutional issues. The liberal-dominated Majlis, or parliament, rejected most of the conservative judiciary's hard-line nominees over the weekend, prompting Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to delay Khatami's inauguration.
July 3, 2001
Excerpts from the inaugural address of James K. Hahn, 40th mayor of Los Angeles: First, on behalf of the people of Los Angeles, I would like to thank Richard Riordan for his outstanding service to our city. Through natural and man-made crises, he has guided us with a steady hand and a generous heart. Thank you to every person in every part of this great city, from San Pedro to Sylmar, from Mar Vista to El Sereno, from Watts to Canoga Park.
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January 21, 2009 |
It was hard to find a cynic in Southern California on Tuesday. Not downtown, where tears streamed down Alesia Adams' face as President Barack Obama finished reciting the oath of office, projected on 15 massive screens at the new L.A. Live entertainment district. "Thank you, Lord," she whispered, as her husband, James, tightly embraced her and their two daughters.
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January 18, 1993 |
Those not satisfied with hearing television commentators pontificate on the inauguration can go to the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace on Wednesday, where experts--including former Senate candidate Bruce Herschensohn--will discuss the Clinton Inauguration in person. In an event that is a cross between a town hall forum and a debate, Herschensohn will be joined by UC Irvine Associate Prof. Mark Petracca in discussing various aspects of the inaugural, including Bill Clinton's address.
January 19, 1989 |
Mikhail Baryshnikov. Julio Iglesias. Loretta Lynn and her sister, Crystal Gale. Frank Sinatra, who sang at both inaugural galas for Ronald Reagan. Violinist Yo-Yo Ma. Arnold Schwarzenegger, whose marriage to Maria Shriver affiliates him with the Kennedy clan. Nell Carter. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir.