The Note’s Must-Reads for Monday, January 19, 2009

Jan 19, 2009 6:03am

The Note’s Must-Reads for Monday, January 19, 2009 Compiled by ABC News’ PETER MARTINEZ, CARRIE HALPERIN, LAURA GREENE, JAYCE HENDERSON, STEPHANIE WASH and JUSTIN GRANT

2009: ABC NEWS VIDEOS:

"Obama Addresses Lincoln Memorial Crowd" LINK

"Part 1: Diane Sawyer Interviews Obama" LINK

"Part 2: Diane Sawyer Interviews Obama" LINK

"Roundtable: Historic Inauguration" LINK

"Obama: Legend in Kenya" LINK

"Axelrod on New Administration" LINK

"The History of Inauguration Crowds" LINK

"Swearing in the American President" LINK

"Bush Bids America Farewell" LINK

"Obama’s Record Approval" LINK

"The Cost of Setting a New Agenda" LINK

"Inauguration Security" LINK

"Having an Inaugural Ball" LINK

"When Obama Was ‘Barry O’Bomber’" LINK

"After 3-Week Assault, Gaza Quiet" LINK

"College: Worth the Price of Admission?" LINK

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

The Associated Press’ Karen Matthews: "NTSB: Airliner’s Engines Lost Power at Same Time" LINK

The Associated Press’ David B. Caruso: "5 White-Knuckled Minutes aboard Flight 1549" LINK

ABC News’ Sarah Netter: "Voluntary Reporting Means Only a Small Percentage of Bird Strikes Get Recorded" LINK

VIDEO: Miracle Landing Caught on Tape LINK

VIDEO: Pilot’s Wife Is ‘Grateful’ LINK

The New York Daily News’ Mike Lupica: "Praying our new ‘pilot’ can land crisis as safely as Sully landed Flight 1549" LINK

2009: CRISIS IN THE MIDDLE EAST:

The Associated Press’ Amy Teibel: "Israeli Officials: Gaza Troops out by Inauguration" LINK

Bloomberg’s Jonathan Ferzinger and Daniel Williams: "Israel, Hamas Both Claim Victory after Cease-Fire in Gaza Strip" LINK

The New York Times’ Ethan Bronner: "Parsing Gains of Gaza War" LINK

The New York Times’ Sabrina Taverise: "Shocked and Grieving Gazans Find Bodies under the Rubble of Homes" 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’ David Espo and Ben Feller: "’Anything Possible,’ Obama Tells Joyous Crowd" LINK

ABC News Analysis by Gary Langer: "Strong, Centrist Ratings Greet Obama – With Deep Discontent in the Wings" LINK

ABC News’ Kate Barrett: "Will Obama Scale Back Pricey Inaugural Balls?" LINK

USA Today’s Susan Page: "Obama, Biden, hundreds of thousands at inaugural concert" LINK

USA Today’s Rick Hampson, Larry Copeland, Charisse Jones and William M. Welch: "Where King preached, Obama’s the word" LINK

USA Today’s Faith & Reason: "Bishop asks God to keep Obama safe, give him joy" LINK

USA Today’s Stephanie Armour: "Many employers say inauguration now, work later" LINK

USA Today’s Emily Bazar: "Grambling band thrilled to strut its stuff" LINK

USA Today’s Fredreka Schouten: "Obama’s high-dollar donors snag hot inaugural tickets" LINK

USA Today’s Thomas Frank and Alan Gomez: "D.C. crowds have kept chaos at bay" LINK

The Hill’s Walter Alarkon: "Tens of Thousands Brave the Cold to Celebrate Obama" LINK

Politico’s Michael Calderone: "Media Execs Prep for ‘News Emergency’" LINK

Politico’s Michael Calderone: "Networks: May We Have This Dance?" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Brad Haynes: "Obama Attends Star-Studded Ceremony" LINK

The New York Times’ Helene Cooper: "Inauguration Celebrations Begin in Washington" LINK

The New York Times’ Susan Saulny: "On Bus to Washington, Old Friends and Organizers From Chicago Will Reminisce" LINK

The Washington Post’s Steve Hendrix and Jonathan Mummolo: "Jamming on the Mall for Obama" LINK

The Washington Post’s Richard Leiby and DeNeen L. Brown: "The Stars Align, with Egos in Check" LINK

The Washington Post’s Lena H. Sun: "Concert Travel Offers Dress Rehearsal" LINK

The Washington Post’s Anita Huslin: "Fewer Perks for Inaugural Donors" LINK

The Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut: "In Obama Remarks, Theme of Responsibility Emerges" LINK

The Washington Post’s Monica Hesse and Dan Zak: "Getting the Parties Started" LINK

The Washington Post’s Nikita Stewart: "Thousands Expected for Volunteer Activities" LINK

The Washington Post’s Michael Fletcher and Jon Cohen: "Far Fewer Consider Racism Big Problem" LINK

The New York Times’ Michael Powell: "2 Churches, Black and White, See Inaugural Hope" LINK

Newsweek Magazines’ Jon Meacham: “Who We Are Now” LINK

The Washington Times’ Timothy Warren: “Visitors arrive as witnesses to history” LINK

Time Magazine’s Amy Sullivan: “Inaugural Pastor: The Two Faces of Rick Warren” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Sasha Issenberg: “In tribute to Lincoln, Obama rides the rails” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Bryan Bender: “Unprecedented security for historic inauguration” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Robin Abcarian and Jill Zuckman: “Big stars rock the Lincoln Memorial” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Jill Zuckman and Richard Simon: “Forget inaugural bashes — some Republicans are skipping town” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Carla Hall: “Houseguests descend on D.C. sofas for inauguration” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Sandy Banks: “Celebrate this historic moment however you choose” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Erika Hayasaki and Mike Dorning: “Obama inauguration train is propelled by history” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Josh Meyer: “Security at Obama inauguration is tight and high-tech” LINK

The New York Daily News’ Michael Saul and David Saltonstall: "Countdown to inauguration as Obama evokes MLK’s dream" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Kenneth Bazinet: "Obama’s keynote: It’s time to take more responsibility" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Adam Linsberg: "A sea of humanity floods Washington as Obama’s inauguration moves closer" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Richard Sisk: "Turn up ‘vol-ume’ to honor King, Obama says" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Meredith Kolodner: "Oldest excuse in the book: My dog ate my inauguration ticket" LINK

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

ABC News’ Special Index for the 44th President: LINK

ABC News’ Tahman Bradley and Ferdous Al-Faruque: "Exclusive: Wright Sings ‘Proud’ Tune on Obama in D.C. Pulpit – Then Rips ABC News" LINK

ABC News’ Sunlen Miller: "Iconic Obama Artwork Finds a Home" LINK

The Associated Press: "Wright: Obama shows blacks shouldn’t accept limits" LINK

Bloomberg’s Ken Fireman: "Bush Undone Bin Laden ‘Dead or Alive’ Vow Now Obama Challenge" LINK

Politico’s Carol E. Lee : "Presidential Autographs May Go For $6K" LINK

The New York Times’ Michiko Kakutani: "From Books, New President Found Voice" LINK

The Washington Post’s Michael Leahy: "In Ailing Delta, High Hopes Add to Burden for Obama" LINK

The Washington Post’s Michael Fletcher: "President-Elect Sees His Race as an Opportunity" LINK

The New York Times’ David Kirkpatrick: "Obama Reaches Out for McCain’s Counsel" LINK

The New York Times’ Jackie Calmes: "For Obama, Rare Chance for Bold Start on Big Task" LINK

The Washington Times’ Christina Bellantoni: “Obama builds on King’s dream” LINK

Newsweek Magazine’s Holly Bailey: “No White House Food Fight” LINK

Newsweek Magazine’s Jeffrey Bartholet and Daniel Stone: “A Team of Expatriates” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Foon Rhee: “Obama: Unity will overcome challenges ahead” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Peter S. Canellos: “On a fast track into history” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Peter Wallsten: “Obama sets up national network to help policy agenda” LINK

2009: PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA AND THE ECONOMY:

Bloomberg’s Matthew Benjamin: "Obama Advisers Say They Will Aim TARP Funds at Widening Credit" LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ David Colker: “Obama coin: Change you can’t quite believe in” LINK

The New York Daily News’ Michael Mcauliff: "FDR’s plan couldn’t go as far now; Obama’s will dwarf it" LINK

2009: FIRST-LADY ELECT MICHELLE OBAMA:

The Washington Times’ Stephanie Green: “First lady opens designing for women” LINK

2009: ECONOMY/AUTO INDUSTRY:

USA Today’s Matt Krantz: "Sour stock market stalls initial public offerings" LINK

The Associated Press: "Buffett says U.S. in ‘economic Pearl Harbor’" LINK

USA Today’s Barbara De Lollis and Barbara Hansen: "Caribbean islands slammed with double financial hit" LINK

Bloomberg: "Darling Sets Second U.K. Plan to Rescue Banks, Spur Lending" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Carrick Mollenkamp and Alistair Macdonald: "U.K. to Expand Bank Rescue Plan" LINK

The New York Times’ Lizette Alvarez: "More Joining American military as Jobs Dwindle" LINK

The New York Times’ Erik Eckholm: "Interest Rate Drop Has Dire Results for Legal Aid" LINK

The Washington Post’s Kim Hart: "PointAbout Hopes Inauguration Can Be Its Debut as Well" LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Peter G. Gosselin: “U.S. economy may sputter for years” LINK

2009: PRESIDENT BUSH FAREWELL / CURRENT ADMINISTRATION:

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

The Associated Press’ Libby Quaid: "Speaker Pelosi Differs From Obama on Taxes, Probes" LINK

Politico’s Josh Gerstein: "10 Cases Bush Could Review" LINK

The New York Times’ William Glaberson: "Rulings of Improper Detentions in Cuba as the Bush era Closes" LINK

The Boston Globe’s Susan Milligan: “Women celebrate gains” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Opinion’s Doyle McManus: “What Bush leaves behind” LINK

2009: SENATOR HILLARY CLINTON:

The Washington Post’s Walter Pincus: "Clinton’s Goals Detailed" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Celeste Katz: "Clinton to supporters: You’ll always be on my side" LINK

2009: CAROLINE KENNEDY:

The New York Times’ Deborah Sontag: "In a Most Private Kennedy, a Lure of Public Duty" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Elizabeth Miller: "Obama wants Kennedy, but Gov. Paterson is keeping mum" LINK

2009: ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT:

The Wall Street Journal’s Stephen Power: "Bush Seeks Offshore Drilling in Former Off-Limits Areas" LINK

2009: TERRORISM:

The Los Angeles Times’ Bob Drogin: “Young men vanish into Somalia, stirring fears of terrorist recruitment” LINK

2009: OTHER MUST-READS:

The Hill’s Betsy Rothstein: "Hollywood, Congress Meet At CBC’s Movie Screening” LINK

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