"On the eve of Barack Obama’s inauguration, we sent reporters out all over the country to talk to people about how they’re feeling about this new president. Do they believe things will change? Do they think there’ll be changes in their own lives? From dozens of hours of interviews, at a Marine Corps base and a button factory, at a New Orleans bar and a Florida town that used to be a stronghold for the Ku Klux Klan, we hear opinions about what’s going to happen in America after the ceremony on January 20th, 2009."
"That is our generation’s task — to make these words, these rights, these values — of Life, and Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness — real for every American," President Barack Obama said during his speech.
Politics Weekly podcast: Barack Obama v Mitt Romney - US election preview | Politics | guardian.co.uk
Jonathan Freedland, Hadley Freeman and Richard Adams join Tom Clark to discuss the final two weeks of campaigning in the US presidential election battle between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney