A crowd at the King Center in Atlanta watched as President Obama took the oath of office for his second term. Two of them were men who participated in the Memphis sanitation workers strike in 1968.They couldn’t help but link Martin Luther King Junior’s work to the inaugural festivities.
Gov. Nathan Deal raised more than $1.6 million for his inaugural celebrations and transition into office. Documents released Friday by the Deal inaugural committee show that the former congressman spent about $1.2 million of the money.
Nathan Deal became Georgia's 82 governor today. In his inaugural speech he vowed to save the hope scholarship for future generations. Deal's needs to balance a state budget that is expected to be one billion dollars short.