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PBS NEWSHOUR

Historical Views on a 'Holy Day in Our Civic Religion'

  • Aired: 01/21/2013
  • 06:37
  • Rating: E
How do we compare President Obama's latest inaugural address to those of presidents past? Jeffrey Brown talks to historians Richard Norton Smith of George Mason University, Annette Gordon-Reed of Harvard University and Beverly Gage of Yale University about the 57th Presidential Inauguration and the echoes found in U.S. history.
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