Reflecting On Inauguration Day With A Speech Writer And A Historian

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 file photo, President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. The Biden administration is taking quick steps to keep the United States in the World Health Organization, part of his ambition to launch a full-throttle effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Just hours before Wednesday’s inauguration, the Biden-Harris transition team announced its plans to “take action” to halt a U.S. withdrawal begun under Trump and work with partners to reform WHO and support its response to the coronavirus outbreak. Patrick Semansky, file / AP Photo
Virus Outbreak Explaining WHO
FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 file photo, President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. The Biden administration is taking quick steps to keep the United States in the World Health Organization, part of his ambition to launch a full-throttle effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Just hours before Wednesday’s inauguration, the Biden-Harris transition team announced its plans to “take action” to halt a U.S. withdrawal begun under Trump and work with partners to reform WHO and support its response to the coronavirus outbreak. Patrick Semansky, file / AP Photo

Reflecting On Inauguration Day With A Speech Writer And A Historian

After the contentious presidency of Donald Trump and the Jan. 6 insurrection on Capitol Hill, there were great expectations for President Joe Biden’s inauguration speech to unify the country. Reset asks a writer and a historian if they believe the new president delivered.

Reset asks a writer and a historian if they believe the new President delivered.

GUESTS: Jason DeSanto, a senior lecturer in the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and a Democratic debate strategist

Rick Perlstein, columnist and author of the books, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan and Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America