President Barack Obama will be publicly sworn in for his second term today.
Here is today’s schedule (UK time):
1.45pm – Service at St. John’s Episcopal Church
2.30pm – Performances by Public School 22 Chorus, Lee University Choir and United States Marine Band in bleachers on Capitol Hill.
3.45pm – Parties depart White House for Capitol building
4.18pm – Joe Biden and Barack Obama families take their seats
4.45pm – Vice President Biden sworn in
4.50pm – James Taylor sings America the Beautiful
4.55pm – President Obama sworn in
5.00pm – Inaugural Address by the president
5.34pm – Beyonce sings the National Anthem
8.30pm – Obama takes part in procession along Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House from where he will review the parade.
10.30pm – Parade ends.
A round up of the day’s events will be shown on the evening news bulletins, which are on BBC One at 6pm & 10pm, ITV at 6.30pm and 10pm, Channel 4 at 7pm and Channel 5 at 5pm and 6.30pm.
The news channels will also show the best bits of the Inauguration throughout the night.
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