A friend's daughter who works for the foreign service was there for the inauguration. She said it was quite crowded and cold but worth the effort to be a part of something so big. Here is a shot of the crowd and the jumbotrons. One memorable part:
At one point I heard crowds oflaughter (which seemed incongruous for the words I was hearing!) andlooked up to see the close-up of a petulant-looking Bush, who seemedpersonally put off by the speech.