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Coalition Inauguration Resources
Links, guides and tools from several journalism organizations to help reporters cover the inauguration

Dart Center 2021 Inauguration Resources

Election SOS: Database of Trusted Experts
Find someone to comment on election/inauguration issues.

Election SOS: How to Cover Electoral Conflict

Dart Center: Covering Riot Control in 2020

CPJ Safety Advisory: Covering the Build-up to the U.S. Presidential Inauguration

Poynter: 25 Guidelines for Journalists to Safely Cover Unrest

Politico: Transition Playbook Newsletter
Regular updates on the transfer of power in the White House.

GSA’s Role in Presidential Transitions

Trump Twitter Archive


Transition and Inauguration

CPJ Safety Advisory: Covering the Build-up to the U.S. Presidential Inauguration

GSA Presidential Transition Overview
Includes an org chart.

Dart Center 2021 Inauguration Resources

GSA Presidential Transition Directory

Poynter: 25 Guidelines for Journalists to Safely Cover Unrest

Politico: Transition Playbook Newsletter
Regular updates on the transfer of power in the White House.

GSA’s Role in Presidential Transitions

Carroll Publishing Transition Tracker
A great site that tracks changes in appointed and elected government officials.

New York Times: Most-Used Words in Presidential Inaugural Addresses
From 1789 to the present.

CNN: Interactive Inauguration Event Map

ABC News: Inauguration Site

ABC News: Obama’s Cabinet

Bartleby: Inauguration Speeches of Past Presidents
Searchable database of speeches.

History Matters: FDR’s 1933 Inauguration Speech
Famous speech by Franklin Delano Roosevelt given in Washington, D.C., March 4th, 1933. “We have nothing to fear … but fear itself.”

Dart Center: Covering Riot Control in 2020

Coalition Inauguration Resources
Links, guides and tools from several journalism organizations to help reporters cover the inauguration

Election SOS: Database of Trusted Experts
Find someone to comment on election/inauguration issues.

Election SOS: How to Cover Electoral Conflict

Library of Congress: Presidential Inaugurations
“I Do Solemnly Swear . . .”: Presidential Inaugurations is a collection of approximately 400 items or 2,000 digital files relating to inaugurations from George Washington’s in 1789 to George W. Bush’s inauguration of 2001. This presentation includes diaries and letters of presidents and of those who witnessed inaugurations, handwritten drafts of inaugural addresses, broadsides, inaugural tickets and programs, prints, photographs, and sheet music.

Library of Congress: Inauguration Dates
Great for quick reference.

infoPlease: Inauguraton File
A treasure trove of facts and background, including media coverage, famous addresses, inaugural trivia, and life after the presidency.

Federal Citizen Information Center: National Contact Center
A great resource for anyone covering the federal government. The site includes phone and hotline numbers to various agencies, Congressional phone directories, contacts for cabinet departments, etc.

U.S. Government Press Release Sites
A clearinghouse of agency press releases and announcements.

MSN Money: The 102 Best Money Sites

WikiPedia: Inauguration Day
Includes history and traditions with the ceremony.

WikiPedia: Inauguration Day
Scroll to the bottom of the page for a chronological chart of details of details from past ceremonies.

TeacherVision: History of Presidential Inaugurations

MSNBC: Mayors’ Cries to Help for Obama
Survey, presented as an image map, of advice to Obama from mayor’s of large and small U.S. cities.

TeacherVision: History of Presidential Inaugurations

MSNBC: Estimating Large Crowds
Steve Doig of Arizona State University uses a process to estimate large crowds. He uses Obama’s Presidential Inauguration as an example.

Covering the Obama Administration

Politifact: Obama Meter
St. Petersburg Times site tracks President Obama’s campaign promises. The site is a spinoff of the 2008 Election’s Truth-o-Meter.

Whitehouse.gov
The official page.

U.S. Government 2010 Budget
President Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2010 budget.

Social Government
This site tracks ways that local, state and federal government use social media.


TRUMP, CORONAVIRUS AND THE 25TH AMENDMENT

Bloomberg: What Happens If the President Tests Positive for Coronavirus?

Constitution Center: Presidential Disability and Succession

Cornell Law: The 25th Amendment

NPR: 25th Amendment – What Happens if the President is Incapacitated?

Vox: The 25th Amendment Explained

Fortune: The 25th Amendment Simplified – What You Need to Know


EXECUTIVE BRANCH

List of US Presidents | Vice Presidents | First Ladies

Whitehouse.gov
The official page.

Trump Twitter Archive

National Archive: George W. Bush Public Papers
Searchable database that complements the printed volumes.

Library of Congress Executive Branch Links
One-stop shopping for government agencies (many of the links are listed below, by the way). This page is just a set of links to government agencies and are organized by the departments they’re governed by.

Washington Post Watergate Archive
The Post put up this archive site in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Watergate scandal. Site includes a chronology of events, bios of key players, articles, reforms and transcripts of chats with Bob Woodward and Ben Bradlee.

Department of Energy
Another database of nuclear accidents.

Department of Commerce

Department of the Treasury

Department of Agriculture

Department of Education

Department of Transportation

Department of the Interior

Past Inaugural Addresses

Presidential/Congressional nominees history
Information about all nominees (received, rejected, confirmed) for the current session of Congress. It gives names, position for which the individual was nominated and the status of their nomination.

Presidential Libraries

Findlaw: Chronology of Congressional Sex Scandals

HuffingtonPost: America’s Top Political Sex Scandals

Journalism.org: What Scandals Make the Biggest News?

The Presidential Debate Blog

Commission on Presidential Debates

White House Museum
Unaffiliated with the government, this site gives a tour, stats, details about the building and surrounding area.


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