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Date: 11/14/2008 Location: Washington, D.C. Description: Foreign Press Center banner with globe State Dept Photo
 


INAUGURATION - JANUARY 20, 2009

*FPC Presidential Inauguration Media Guide
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FPC Guide to the Presidential Inauguration - History & Background Information
Calendar of Events - January 17 - 21, 2008


Presidential Inauguration Committee 2009 (PIC)
PIC Announcements of Upcoming Events
Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC)
Armed Forces Inaugural Committee - 56th Presidential Inauguration
DestinationDC - Washington, DC Inauguration Related Information
Office of Communications for the Mayor of Washington, D.C.
Washington Metrorail Inaugural Page
U.S. Secret Service Inaugural Page
Smithsonian Special Exhibits on Inauguration 
Covering the Inauguration - Audio of National Press Club Briefing 12/8 - http://www.press.org/audio/player.cfm?id=30  

Historical Information
Inauguration Celebrates Continuity of American Democracy
History of Swearing-In Ceremony
Inaugural Address - History | Previous Presidential Addresses
Inaugural Parade
Inaugural Ball
History of Inaugurations - 1789-2005 - Chronology | Facts and Firsts


PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION


President-Elect Barack Obama
Vice-President Elect Joe Biden
 Future Cabinet
U.S. Government Official Statements and Fact Sheets on Transition
U.S. Government Resources on Transition Issues
Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports on Presidential Transitions
Presidential Transition and Foreign Policy
History of Presidential Transitions
Non-Governmental Resources on Transition



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Upcoming Foreign Press Briefings



FPC Briefings are for foreign media only
and on-the-record unless otherwise stated.
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The United States Department of State has Foreign Press Centers in Washington, D.C. and New York. The Foreign Press Centers support U.S. policies by helping foreign media cover the U.S. Their goal is to promote the depth, accuracy, and balance of foreign reporting from the U.S., by providing direct access to authoritative American information sources.


  
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The 111th Congress
Membership of the 111th Congress:  A Profile - CRS Report

Recent Briefings

Date: 01/14/2009 Location: Washington, D.C. Description: Donald Kennon, Vice President for Scholarship and Education, U.S. Capitol Historical Society, briefed at the Washington Foreign Press Center on the











Donald Kennon, Ph.D., Vice President for Scholarship and Education, U.S. Capitol Historical Society, Briefing at the Washington Foreign Press Center on "Historical Perspectives on the Inaugural Swearing in Ceremony," Wednesday, January 14, 2009
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Date: 01/13/2009 Location: Washington, D.C. Description: Bill Hanbury, President  CEO, Destination DC, Briefed at the Washington FPC on











Bill Hanbury, President & CEO, Destination DC, Briefing at the Washington Foreign Press Center on "Media Opportunities at Non-Official Inauguration Events and Sites in Washington, D.C.," Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Transcript | Video




Kathleen Kraninger, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Screening Coordination, Department of Homeland Security, Briefing at Washington FPC on ESTA launch, Friday, January 9, 2009
Transcript | Video



Date: 12/18/2008 Location: Washington, D.C. Description: Admiral Timothy Keating, Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, at the Washington Foreign Press Center Briefing on












Admiral Timothy Keating, Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, at the Washington Foreign Press Center Briefing on "Asia-Pacific U.S. Military Overview," Thursday, December 18, 2008
Transcript | Video

Date: 12/16/2008 Location: Washington, D.C. Description: James Thurber, Director, Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, at the Washington Foreign Press Center










James A. Thurber, Director, Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, American University, at the Washington Foreign Press Center "Previewing the 111th Congress," Tuesday, December 16, 2008
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