These choices were later used in a comparative essay. Although there was no school Tuesday, Garretto said close to 80 percent of her students said they watched the inauguration on television. Assistant Principal Shelley Siriano said teachers at the school try to make history come alive by using important figures in history.
They do grasp the significance, may not have the words to verbalize it, but they sense an aura of change. This August will mark 75 years since Sgt. Cape Coral City Council made significant changes to the city's mowing program Monday, changing the number of mows On Monday, Sen. They provide clues for what he might say tonight. In , Time asked Obama to expand on a speech he had given on opening day of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum.
After the essay appeared, Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan chided Obama for associating a little too closely with the 16th president. As for identifying with Lincoln, Obama brushed off the allegation. Both argued against the politics of fear. Each forged a moral position that rose above the occasions for their speaking. Back on April 20, , the day the presidential museum opened, Obama clearly felt comfortable putting Lincoln in perspective.
Bush, who also attended the ceremony. He did not equivocate or duck or pass the challenge on to future generations.