Officials: Obama Crowd Could Reach 4 Million
District and federal officials are preparing for as many as 4 million people for the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama, a crowd that would be three or four times larger than previous big events on the Mall, report the Post's Nikita Stewart and Michael E. Ruane.
Only a fraction of those people will be close enough to get a good look at the action. But officials are planning extra JumboTrons at the Mall and along the inaugural parade route so that spectators can feel a part of the historic day.
Read the rest of the Post's story here.
David A Nakamura
November 17, 2008; 11:30 PM ET
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