The Note’s Must-Reads for Inauguration Day: Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Jan 20, 2009 5:39am

The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com

Compiled by ABC News’ PETER MARTINEZ, CARRIE HALPERIN, STEPHANIE WASH and JUSTIN GRANT

Everything you need to know about the Inauguration from ABC News: LINK

2009: ABC NEWS VIDEOS:

"Cheerleaders Rah, Rah, Rah for Obama" LINK

"Jake Tapper on Obama’s Big Week" LINK

"Moving Day at the White House" LINK

"Lawnmower Men March for Obama" LINK

"Obama Encourages Volunteerism" LINK

"Obama Lends Helping Hand" LINK

"Sherri and Liz Hit Washington" LINK

"Oops! Jill Biden’s Cabinet Dish" LINK

"Houston Family Races to Inauguration" LINK

"Kids’ Inaugural Concert at Disney.com" LINK

"Exclusive: A ‘Beast’ of a Limo" LINK

"Part 1: Diane Sawyer Interviews Obama" LINK

"Part 2: Diane Sawyer Interviews Obama" LINK

2009: PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA AND THE INAUGURATION:

ABC News Special Section for Barack Obama, the 44th President: LINK

Everything You Need to Know: ABC News’ Guide to the Inauguration: LINK

The Associated Press Miki Toda: "Worldwide, Well-Wishers Mobilize for Inauguration" LINK

ABC News’ Jake Tapper: "Obama Praises McCain, Powell, Biden before Taking Oath" LINK

ABC News’ Jake Tapper: "Obama’s Monday" LINK

ABC News’ Jake Tapper: "Obama’s Day of Service" LINK

ABC News’ Jennifer Parker: "From ‘I Have a Dream’ to Obama Inauguration" LINK

ABC News’ Jake Tapper: "Obama Speech Calls for ‘Era of Responsibility’" LINK

ABC News’ Scott Mayerowitz: "What Recession? The $170 Million Inauguration" LINK

ABC News’ Meena Hartenstein: "Vets’ Children Honored at Inaugural Concert" LINK

ABC News’ Lauren Sher: "Families’ Journeys to the Historic Inauguration" LINK

The Associated Press: "Cheney in Wheelchair with Pulled Back Muscle" LINK

USA Today’s Richard Wolf: "Obama takes power amid daunting challenges, high expectations" LINK

USA Today’s Jill Lawrence: "Inauguration Day frantic for first kids" LINK

USA Today’s Joan Biskupic: "History, protocol intersect at high noon" LINK

USA Today’s Aamer Madhani: "Troops to tune in to inauguration from abroad" LINK

USA Today’s Zoe Alsop and César G. Soriano: "Kenyans’ inaugural trip to USA riles some at home" LINK

USA Today’s Martha T. Moore: "Park service changes course, plans to offer crowd estimate" LINK

ABC News Analysis by John Cochran: "Obama’s Inaugural Address: Great Expectations" LINK

The Hill’s Reid Wilson: "Obama’s Date With History” LINK

The Hill’s Jordy Yager: "Massive Crowds To Test Capital’s Ability to Cope” LINK

The Hill’s Sen. Dick Durbin: "Today Makes America the Land Lincoln Sought" LINK

The Hill’s Sen. Dick Durbin: "Obama Saving ‘Best Lines’ For Big Speech" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Laura Meckler and Jonathan Weisman: "Obama to Call for a New Era of Responsibility" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s David Greenberg: "When Inaugural Speeches Work" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Thomas DeFrank: "Millions gather in capital to witness the historic inauguration of Barack Obama" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Michael Daly: "On day honoring MLK and on eve of inauguration, consider legacy of slavery" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Errol Louis: "Put voting on day’s miracle list" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Christina Boyle: "Festive atmosphere transforms nation’s capital" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Nancy Dillon: "Obama invites hero pilot to join the party" LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Frank James: “Obama observes Martin Luther King Day with call to service” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Carla Rivera: “Students take lessons from Obama inauguration” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Robin Abcarian: “Throw a shoe, sing for peace: Protesters gather in D.C.” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Michael Paulson: “Effort to surmount polarizing debates backfires on pastor” LINK

Newsweek’s David J. Garrow: "An Unfinished Dream ‘Give us the ballot,’ Martin Luther King Jr. said in his first Lincoln Memorial speech. That was just the start" LINK

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2009: PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA AND THE WHITE HOUSE TRANSITION:

ABC News Now – Don King: ‘Fairy Tales Can Happen in America’: LINK

ABC News’ Pierre Thomas and Jake Date: "Black Community Sets High Bar for Obama" LINK

USA Today’s Susan Page: "For Obama, tough decisions from the start" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Gerald F. Seib: "Trio from Clinton Era Influence the New White House indirectly" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Laura Meckler and Neil King Jr.: "Deficits Restrict Obama as His Promises come due” LINK

The Hill’s J. Taylor Rushing: "Senate Considers Unanimous-Consent On Obama Cabinet" LINK

Politico’s Andie Coller & Tim Grieve: "Obama vs. the First Black President" LINK

The New York Times’ Peter Baker: "Transition holds clues to Obama governance" LINK

The New York Times’ Peter Goodman: "For Jobless, Hope and Fear for a new day" LINK

The New York Times’ Michael Cooper: "House Plan for Infrastructure Disappoints Advocates for Major Projects" LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Peter Nicholas and Christi Parsons: “Obama plans a swift start” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Faye Fiore: “Pennsylvania Avenue paved with pain, progress” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Foon Rhee: “Obama calls for bipartisan cooperation” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Susan Milligan: “On inauguration eve, Obama stresses service” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Linda Matchan: “A Law Review Breakthrough” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Michael Paulson: “Catholic bishops write Obama on abortion” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Joseph Williams: “Childhood dreams remembered, and a burden lifted” LINK

2009: PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA AND THE ECONOMY:

USA Today’s Greg Toppo: "Stimulus gives schools $142B — with strings" LINK

The Hill’s Mike Soraghan: "Obama Resists Effort To Include Bankruptcy Law Change In Stimulus” LINK

The Hill’s J. Taylor Rushing: "Liberal Democrats Seek To Expand Stimulus Package Beyond $1 Trillion" LINK

2009: FIRST-LADY ELECT MICHELLE OBAMA & FAMILY:

The Wall Street Journal’s Jenna and Barbara Bush: "Playing House in the White House” LINK

Politico’s Nia-Malika Henderson: "Obama Daughters Jam with Jonas Bros." LINK

2009: VICE-PRESIDENT ELECT JOE BIDEN:

The Los Angeles Times’ Janet Hook: “Biden shushes wife after secretary of State slip to Oprah” LINK

2009: US AIRWAYS 1549 — "MIRACLE ON THE HUDSON":

USA Today’s Alan Levin: "Flight attendants get high praise in Hudson River rescue" LINK

2009: CRISIS IN THE MIDDLE EAST:

ABC News Reporter’s Notebook by Lama Hasan: "Palestinians Return Home to Piles of Rubble" LINK

USA Today’s Paul Wiseman: "Muslims’ hopes for Obama dampened by Gaza" LINK

The Associated Press’ Ibrahim Barzak and Christopher Torchia: "Hamas Fighters Seek to Restore Order in Gaza Strip" LINK

Newsweek’s Rod Nordland: "The Smell of Death, In Zeitoun, Gaza, 29 members of one family lost their lives. Why?" LINK

2009: ECONOMY/AUTO INDUSTRY:

The Wall Street Journal’s Conor Dougherty: "A Country on the Cusp of Change" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Stacy Meichtry and John Stoll: "Fiat Nears Stake in Chrysler That Could Lead to Takeover" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Staff: "Toyota Names New President" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Serena Ng and Liam Pleven: "AIG’s Investment Chief to Step Down" The Wall Street Journal’s Staff: "Toyota Names New President" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Staff: "Billionaire Reaches Deal On Funding For Times Co." LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Claudia Eller: “Hollywood says ‘cut’ to lavish paychecks” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Robert Gavin: “No shortage of proposals” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Ken Bensinger: “Fiat said to be in talks with Chrysler” LINK

2009: PRESIDENT BUSH FAREWELL / CURRENT ADMINISTRATION:

ABCNews.com Special Section: President Bush: The Legacy LINK

ABC News’ Jon Garcia: "Bush White House Press Gives Final Goodnight" LINK

ABC News’ Ariane de Vogue and Jason Ryans: "Bush Commutes Ex-Border Agents’ Sentences" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s John D. Mckinnon and Evan Perez: "Bush Commutes Prison Terms for 2 Border Guards" LINK

Politico’s Josh Gerstein: "Bush Family May Return To White House" LINK

Politico’s Josh Gerstein: Bush Pardons Few In Final Hours" LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Josh Meyer: “Bush commutes Border Patrol agents’ prison terms” LINK

Newsweek’s Michael Isikoff: "No Pardon for Libby" LINK

 

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