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Post Columnists Discuss Day's Events

Post columnist Eugene Robinson was online earlier today to discuss the historical significance of the day and more. Cincinnati, Ohio: Dear Eugene. Every thing had been said, everything has been pondered, history has been made. My question is simple ......

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 20, 2009; 04:50 PM ET | Comments (1)

Excerpts: Bob Kaiser Analyzes Obama Speech

Play Video VIDEO | Obama Sworn-In as 44th President Washington Post associate editor Robert G. Kaiser was online Monday, Jan. 20 at 1 p.m. ET to take your questions and offer his analysis President Obama's swearing-in ceremony and inaugural...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 20, 2009; 03:34 PM ET | Comments (0)

Tips on Inauguration Travel and Fashion

Post reporters Eric Weiss and Lena Sun took questions earlier today about the gridlock from Sunday's "We Are One" concert and tomorrow's transportation nightmare. Some excerpts follow: Washington, D.C.: Can you confirm that there will be no street parking from...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 19, 2009; 03:16 PM ET | Comments (1)

Answers on Inauguration Access and Banned Items

Post reporter David Nakamura and former Secret Service agent Joseph Funk today hosted online discussions in which they answered readers questions about how to navigate and be comfortable at tomorrow's events. Here are some excerpts: From Post inauguration reporter David...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 19, 2009; 02:52 PM ET | Comments (1)

Slew of Online Discussions Today

You can get your questions on a number of inauguration-related topics today answered by experts and Post reporters. At 11 a.m. ET, submit questions or thoughts to washingtonpost.com fashion and beauty editor Janet Bennett Kelly and/or Post transportation reporters Eric...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 19, 2009; 09:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

Readers Share Survival Tips

Post reporters aren't the only people with experience attending inaugurations. Many longtime Washingtonians and area visitors who have braved the elements and the crowds over the years responded to our call for advice on navigating an inauguration. Here are some...

By Washington Post Editors | January 16, 2009; 04:23 PM ET | Comments (4)

Answers from Police Chief Lanier

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier was online Friday, Jan. 16 at 11 a.m. ET to take your questions about the security risks presented by the inauguration, how the city is preparing for the influx of visitors and what you need...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 16, 2009; 12:10 PM ET | Comments (4)

Ask Police Chief Lanier

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier will be online today at 11 a.m. ET to take your questions about the security risks presented by the inauguration, how the city is preparing for the influx of visitors and what you need to...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 16, 2009; 10:20 AM ET | Comments (3)

Discussion Excerpts: Logistics, Transportation and More

Several online discussions today tackled the inauguration. Here are some excerpts from them. Martin Bond, spokesman for event planning company Hargrove, Inc., which is managing the parade, the official balls and other events: Arlington, Va.: Which ball are you most...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 15, 2009; 02:26 PM ET | Comments (0)

Upcoming Discussions: Event Planning, Transportation

Two discussions today will answer your inauguration-related questions. Marvin Bond of Hargrove, Inc., the company handling the planning and logistics for the parade and the official balls, will be online at noon ET to take your questions about how the...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 15, 2009; 11:05 AM ET | Comments (0)

Stan Lee Explains Why Obama is in Spider-Man

We told you last week that Barack Obama will make his debut in Spider-Man. So how why did creator Stan Lee decide to bring the President-elect into Spidey's world? The Post's Michael Cavna asked him that very question in an...

By David A Nakamura | January 14, 2009; 11:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Upcoming Discussion: The Root on Day of Service

Natalie Hopkinson, associate editor of The Root, and Steve Coleman, founder of Washington Parks and People, will be online Wednesday, January 14 at 12 noon ET to discuss plans for a day of service Monday, January 19 in Northeast Washington's...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 13, 2009; 07:56 PM ET | Comments (2)

Reporters Discuss Getting From Swearing-in to Parade, More

Post Inauguration Watch bloggers David Nakamura and Nikita R. Stewart were online Monday, Jan. 12 at noon ET to discuss all the events, hype and hoopla surrounding the swearing-in of Barack Obama and how the city is preparing for Jan....

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 12, 2009; 01:46 PM ET | Comments (0)

How Businesses Should Prepare for Inauguration

The Small Business Blog, via the Greater Washington Board of Trade, provides suggestions for downtown businesses caught in the eye of the Jan. 20 storm on how to keep operations as smooth as possible: Create an internal task force to...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 9, 2009; 02:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

Inaugural Answers: Biking Across the Potomac

Have a question about the inauguration that you want answered? E-mail it to us and we'll do our best to answer it in this space. Here's one to get started. A reader asks: Will bicycles be allowed across the Potomac...

By Washington Post Editors | January 8, 2009; 10:25 AM ET | Comments (2)

Excerpts: Live Discussion With Post Inauguration Reporters

Post reporters David Nakamura and Nikita Stewart were online earlier today to discuss inauguration planning and take questions from readers. Here are some of their answers. NW Washington: Have you heard what time the Lincoln Memorial concert is scheduled for...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 7, 2009; 01:07 PM ET | Comments (0)

Get Answers for Your Inauguration Questions

Washington Post Inauguration Watch bloggers David Nakamura and Nikita R. Stewart will be on washingtonpost.com today at 11 a.m. ET to discuss all the events, hype and hoopla surrounding the swearing-in of Barack Obama and how the city is preparing...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 7, 2009; 07:30 AM ET | Comments (3)

What's Prohibited Where

Many readers have been writing in to ask us about what they can and can't bring to inaugural events. Prohibited items for inauguration day have been popping up a lot in the news lately, but the reports don’t provide a...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | December 31, 2008; 04:50 PM ET | Comments (2)

The Post's Inauguration FAQ

Need to know exactly what to expect during Inauguration Week -- and the big day itself? Here's your starting point: Inauguration Watch's list of frequently asked questions. (We'll be adding to this document over time as more information becomes known...

By Washington Post Editors | December 5, 2008; 09:00 AM ET | Comments (12)

 
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