Crowds file past the Washington Monument on their way to the 'We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration At The Lincoln Memorial' on January 18, 2009 in Washington, DC. Inaugural preparations continue throughout the city for President Elect Barack Obama to be sworn in as the 44th President of the United States on January 20, 2009. (Photo by Max Whittaker/Getty Images)
D.C. is energized on eve of Obama swearing-in
January 19, 2009
Millions of people from around the country and around the world are making their way to Washington, D.C. for President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration. Minnesotan Alby Zatkoff is among them. He spoke with MPR's Cathy Wurzer.