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17 January 2017

Episode 1352

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We look to the US as president Barack Obama commutes the sentence of Chelsea Manning. Meanwhile in the UK, prime minister Theresa May outlines the meaning of Brexit – but is it what anybody voted for? Plus: Syria peace talks in Astana, the history of presidential inaugurations and what King Felipe VI of Spain brought back from Saudi Arabia.

17 January 2017

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Chapter 1

History of presidential inaugurations

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​With ​less than 72 hours until Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States​, we look at the history of presidential inaugurations with presidential historian Michael Purdy.

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