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(CNN Student News) -- January 21, 2009

1. What are some of the highlights from yesterday's presidential inauguration that are featured in the program? What inaugural events, if any, did you watch?

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2. Whose Bible did Barack Obama use when he took the presidential oath of office? Why do you think that he chose this particular Bible?

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3. According to the program, what are some of the sources that President Obama drew on in his inaugural address?

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4. Did you watch President Obama's inaugural address? If so, what was your impression of the speech?

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5. What are some of the famous phrases from previous inauguration speeches that are featured in the program? Do you think that any parts of President Obama's speech will become as well known? If so, which ones and why?

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6. If you were being inaugurated as president, what would be the first sentence of your inaugural address? What issues would you address in your speech? Explain.

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7. If you had the opportunity to attend any presidential inauguration in U.S. history, which president's inauguration would you choose to attend? State your rationale.

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8. What are some of the features of the new imaging technology demonstrated by CNN's John King? How is this technology able to recreate the moment of President Obama's swearing-in ceremony?

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9. Can you think of other applications for this technology? If so, what are they?

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10. What issue do you think that President Obama should tackle first, as he begins his presidency?

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