Inauguration speech: Barack Obama calls for return to ‘old truths’

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In his inaugural address Barack Obama called on Americans to embrace a “new era of responsibility” and work with courage and selflessness to guide the United States through the economic crisis and back to a position of global leadership. Mr Obama told the nation: “Starting today, we must pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off and begin again the work of remaking America.”

Here are some links to reactions to his speech:

BBC News

New York Times

Times Online

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