Inaugural Address 2013

On Monday, January 21, 2013, amid the pomp and circumstance that has accompanied the peaceful transfer of power for the last 224 years, the country watched as Barack H. Obama was sworn in for his second term as President of the United States of America.

Given on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and in a year coinciding with the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, Obama’s 2013 inaugural address was both eloquent and inclusive as it outlined an aggressive agenda for his final four years in office.