Slate's inauguration coverage.

Who's winning, who's losing, and why.
Jan. 20 2009 7:29 AM

Slate's Inauguration Coverage

All the articles on Obama's move to the White House.

"Chris Matthews' Inaugural Jib-Jabbery: The MSNBC motormouth talks a lot, says nothing," by Jack Shafer. Posted Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009.

"One Ecstatic Inauguration Attendee, Two Ecstatic Inauguration Attendees: How do you measure a crowd?" by Juliet Lapidos. Posted Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009.

"CNN Goes to the Ball: After the event, it was time for the pseudo-event," by Troy Patterson. Posted Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009.

"Little Hotties at the Mall: Volunteering at the inauguration was more satisfying than I had a right to expect. Plus, I got free hand warmers," by Nicholas Schmidle. Posted Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009.

"Obama's Inaugural, Annotated: Slate writers pencil in their notes on the inaugural address," edited by Chris Wilson. Posted Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009.

Advertisement

"The Partygoer: How many inaugural balls can I get to in one night?" by Seth Stevenson, Posted Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009.

"Inaugorophobia, Part 3: How Ted Kennedy's illness accelerates a shakedown on his behalf," by Timothy Noah. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.

"Does the Kevlar Number Come in a French Cuff? Obama was wearing 'bullet-resistant clothing.' What's that?" by Juliet Lapidos. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.

"What's New Is Old Again: Obama's speech goes for prose instead of poetry," by John Dickerson. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.

"Two Women Named Betty: Watching the inauguration with the crowd on the Mall," by Emily Bazelon. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.

"I Do Solemnly Swear That I Will Blog Regularly: Touring the new Whitehouse.gov," by Farhad Manjoo. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.

"John Roberts, Fallible: The chief justice and the new president fox-trot all over the oath of office," by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009

" 'This Winter of Our Hardship': Read the full text of Obama's speech," posted Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.

"The Obama-Jonas Ticket: OMG! The Obama team goes after the 'tween vote," by Josh Levin. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.

"Inaugorophobia, Part 2: The last shall be first," by Timothy Noah. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.

"The Inaugural Live Gabfest: Listen to Slate's review of the week in politics," by Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009

"Inaugorophobia: Did someone drop a neutron bomb on upper northwest D.C.?" by Timothy Noah. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.

"What a Crowd! Great photos of Obama's inauguration," posted Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.

"A New Nation: Part 5 of Slate's inauguration novella," by Curtis Sittenfeld. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.

" 'Inauguration Day': A weekly poem, read by the author," by Frank Bidart. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.

"Usher Quotes Aristotle: On Oprah, the inaugural celebration gets surreal," by Troy Patterson. Posted Monday, Jan. 19, 2009.

"Why Doesn't Every President Use the Lincoln Bible? And other tidbits about the Inauguration Day scripture," by Noreen Malone. Posted Monday, Jan. 19, 2009.

"How Not To Get Trampled at the Inauguration: Don't go with the flow," by Amanda Ripley. Posted Monday, Jan. 19, 2009.

"Mr. President, Give This Speech: What Slate readers think Obama should say in his inaugural address." Posted Monday, Jan. 19, 2009.

"Obamamaniacs: Part 4 of Slate's inauguration novella," by Curtis Sittenfeld. Posted Jan. 19, 2009.

"Enjoy the History, Ignore the Politics: Why conservatives should be looking forward to the Obama inauguration," by Rachael Larimore. Posted Monday, Jan. 19, 2009.

" All the President's Justices: Barack Obama and John Roberts make history as they repeat it," by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009.

" The Storyteller: Obama's best speeches have always revolved around stories. Which one will he tell on Tuesday?" by John Dickerson. Posted Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009.

"Thongs We Can Believe In: Obama's inauguration is making history and selling kitsch." A slide show by Torie Bosch. Posted Friday, Jan. 16, 2009.

"Stars and Stripes Forever: Part 3 of the inauguration novella," by Curtis Sittenfeld. Posted Friday, Jan. 16, 2009.

"Got Hope?: Part 2 of the inauguration novella," by Curtis Sittenfeld. Posted Jan. 15, 2009.

"All Along, This Was What Was Supposed To Happen: An inauguration novella," by Curtis Sittenfeld. Posted Jan. 13, 2009.

"God Bless, and Bless, and Bless, and Bless America: How many preachers does one inauguration need?" by Christopher Beam. Posted Jan. 12, 2009.

"First Movers: How exactly will Obama get all his stuff into the White House?" by Christopher Beam. Posted Jan. 9, 2009.

"The Get-the-Inauguration-Over Gabfest: Slate's review of the week in politics," by Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz. Posted Jan. 9, 2009.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

The Irritating Confidante

John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.

My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee

Medical Examiner

Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?

Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?

Technology

Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

The World’s Human Rights Violators Are Signatories on the World’s Human Rights Treaties

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 12:44 AM We Need More Ben Bradlees His relationship with John F. Kennedy shows what’s missing from today’s Washington journalism.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
  Life
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 9:42 PM The All The President’s Men Scene That Perfectly Captured Ben Bradlee’s Genius
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 21 2014 11:44 PM Driving in Circles The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.