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Supporters Brave Chill to Witness Bush Inauguration

An overwhelmingly supportive crowd, scattered with anti-Bush demonstrators, braved bitterly cold temperatures to witness President Bush take his second oath of office. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist, battling cancer and looking visibly frail, administered the oath on the Capitol steps. Hear NPR's Alex Chadwick and NPR's Mike Pesca.

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Mike Pesca first reached the airwaves as a 10-year-old caller to a New York Jets-themed radio show and has since been able to parlay his interests in sports coverage as a National Desk correspondent for NPR based in New York City.
Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.
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