Washington Embassy to Host Obama Inauguration 'Tailgate' Party

WASHINGTON—Barack Obama's Inaugura-tion Day may not, ultimately, live up to its advance billing, but if the volume of media coverage, the scramble to get tickets and the over-the-top security preparations are indicators, Jan. 20, 2009 is shaping up to be quite a day.

Leslie Campbell
Published: Wednesday, 01/14/2009 12:00 am EST

WASHINGTON—Barack Obama's Inaugura-tion Day may not, ultimately, live up to its advance billing, but if the volume of media coverage, the scramble to get tickets and the over-the-top security preparations are indicators, Jan. 20, 2009 is shaping up to be quite a day.

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