As you might expect, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown had positive things to say about President Obama’s 2nd inaugural speech. Brown is a democrat, and said he liked the President’s call for a modern economy that focuses on infrastructure, R&D and education. And he’s hopeful for more progress on expanding the middle class.
A crowd of some 100 people gathering around a projector screen at Coco's restaurant in Dayton last night watching a replay of the inaugural ceremonies and the swearing in of America's 44th President.
Hosting the event - PUSH (Professionals United for Sexual Health), a newly formed group of young professionals focused on promoting sexual health, the event was a benefit aimed at keeping Planned Parenthood's free-condom program operating through 2009.
Inauguration festivities extend all over the country and the Miami Valley is no exception. Today people gathered at the C-Space in downtown Dayton as President Obama took his oath of office, and shared their thoughts on this new chapter in American History.
Interviews include: Shannon O'Neill, Amy Forsthoefel, Faye Johnson, and Andy Snow.
As preparations were being made across the country for today's historic inauguration, kindergarten students at the Antioch School in Yellow Springs spent time discussing what it means to have a new President during class last week. WYSO's Emily McCord joined them in the conversation, and began by asking them what is most important to them about the inauguration.
Students featured: Timmy Bold, Eleanore Buehrig, Josephine HanJoseph Minde-Berman and Henry Wirrig.