Thousands turn out for Obama inauguration
Skip to sections navigation Skip to content Skip to footer Thousands turn out for Obama inauguration 19 Images Barack Obama has publicly sworn his oath of office for the second time before a crowd of hundreds of thousands in the National Mall, echoing the Declaration of Independence and calling for unity at the beginning of a speech that emphasised liberal economic and social ideals. 22 January 2013 — 6:51am 1/ 19
President Barack Obama kisses first lady Michelle Obama after being sworn-in.
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President Barack Obama receives the oath of office from Chief Justice John Roberts.
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Michelle Obama waves across the aisle at the ceremonial swearing-in for President Barack Obama.
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Crowds of people stand on the mall during the presidential inauguration.
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President Barack Obama waves after speaking during swearing-in ceremonies.
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First lady Michelle Obama greets singer Beyonce after she performs the National Anthem.
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President Barack Obama shakes hands as he leaves after the ceremonial swearing-in.
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Barack Obama speaks during the public ceremonial inauguration.
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US singer Beyonce performs the National Anthem to conclude the 57th Presidential Inauguration ceremonial swearing-in of US President Barack Obama.
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President Barack Obama takes the oath of office as his family looks on.
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Singer Kelly Clarkson performs as Supreme Court Justices watch during the public ceremonial inauguration.
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President Barack Obama greets singer Beyonce.
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Michelle Obama stands with her family.
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former president Bill Clinton look on during the public ceremonial inauguration.
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A boy is seen on the National Mall during the 57th inauguration ceremonies for President Barack Obama.
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Musician James Taylor sings before US President Barack Obama took the oath of office.
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A woman cries as President Barack Obama takes the oath of office.
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A proclamation to commemorate the inauguration bears Barack Obama's signature.
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An overall view of US President Barack Obama taking the oath of office.