As part of ABC’s Presidential Inauguration coverage, ABC News Digital will live stream the oath of office and Pres. Obama’s inaugural address. This is the first time ABCNews.com has live streamed an event on their homepage and it will be in 16 x 9 widescreen. Oh, and it’s sponsored by Audi.
The live stream will run from 11:30amET to approximately 1:30pmET at ABCNews.com.
But that’s not all ABC Digital has planned. Sam Donaldson’s going to have a very long day… more after the jump
• ABC News NOW, will provide live coverage of Inauguration Day co-anchored by Sam Donaldson and Rick Klein, Senior Political Reporter and Author of “The Note,” beginning at 9amET and continuing until 10pmET. The coverage will also be live streamed on ABCNEWS.com and select ABC News Digital and ABC News Mobile partners.
• ABCNEWS.com will have special indexes which will highlight stories from ABC News’ top political reporters as well as videos and slideshows. The featured indexes will include information about the new 44th president as well as the legacy of the Bush administration. The indexes will include transcripts and video of various past presidential speeches and inaugurations, slideshows of Inaugural Balls and the festivities, as well as a timeline of events on Inauguration Day.
• Led by ABC’s Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross, the Investigative Unit will report a special Inauguration “Money Trail” series. Throughout the 2008 political season, RossÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ “Money Trail” series investigated the nexus of corporate money and politics, recently focusing on the corporate presence at the 2008 Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Ross and team first launched the award-winning series at the 1996 conventions.