Originally published on Tue January 22, 2013 6:48 pm
In his inaugural address, President Obama made reference to historic events in the women's rights movement, the black civil rights movement and the gay rights movement.
Originally published on Tue January 22, 2013 8:06 am
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Four years ago, President Obama delivered an inaugural speech that many viewed as somber. He took office facing two wars and a global economic crisis.
INSKEEP: Yesterday, the president declared a decade of war is now ending. And he took a position in the economic battles that remain.
Angel Castro’s days teeter between determination and desperation. She is 28, impoverished, scarred from a chaotic childhood and adolescence, raising two young children alone.