Inauguration Guide

On Jan. 20, 2009, history will happen on the steps of the Capitol building as Barack Obama is sworn in as the nation's 44th president.

If you're one of the lucky ones going to the event, use the map and links on this page to plan your day.  If you're like the rest of us and will be watching the events from afar, our site is your home base for news, guides to what's happening around D.C., videos, photos and -- on Inauguration Day itself -- a live video stream of all events. 

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