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Lincoln Memorial A Doubly Powerful Place On Inauguration Day

Mon, January 21, 2013 8:00pm

Story by Don Gonyea

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For many inauguration attendees without tickets to official viewing areas, there was a historic alternative all the way on the other side of the National Mall at the Lincoln Memorial. Lincoln is often invoked by President Obama and the memorial's role in the civil rights movement also made it a powerful draw on a day that was not only Inauguration Day, but also Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.

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