As he did throughout his campaign, Obama evoked imagery of Abraham Lincoln, in word and deed, as he embarked on an abridged version of Lincoln's journey by rail to the capital before his own inaugural festivities in 1861. The trip offered a segue from celebrating his victory to confronting the daunting challenges that await him in office.
Jan. 17, 2009: Obama rides the rails to DC
Submitted by kkeister on 01/17/2009 - 22:50
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