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You could say this -- of construction that -- the capitol grounds every four years represent the foundation of our country.
Because these -- the stands that we'll showcase the peaceful passage of one presidential term to the next.
No matter who is elected we feel good that America has had this tradition.
For hundreds of years.
They aren't expecting the record setting crowds of four years ago.
But senator Chuck Schumer who's involved in organizing says they are still planning play any of pomp and circumstance.
The inauguration seems to be gaining in strength in terms of the interest people have the number of people want to come.
There'll be two -- a private one Sunday since the constitution calls for the president to be sworn in on the twentieth and the usual public one Monday.
The military's role is so involved that officials have constructed a giant map of the city to prep and plans.
We know the eyes of the nation in the eyes of the world -- one our country.
So we want to do it right.
They've -- lots of walk throughs on the grid already and we'll do many more before transitioning to city streets in a couple weeks.
It's -- parade.
With a chord on of service members.
Thousands from all military branches will take part serving a variety of roles as -- during the swearing in and even marching in the parade.
A military tradition that dates back to the beginning.
The army military veterans.
And veterans of revolutionary war paraded with George Washington down the streets of federal hall in New York that reflects our.
Respect for our commander in chief.
Here at the museum there use to chronicling the coverage of history and now of the inauguration approaches they're gearing up to give the public -- front row seat to it.
And on inauguration day we're gonna have 3500.
Visitors here at the news -- The museum sold 100 dollar tickets for inauguration day -- will give people access to the extraordinary views from its indoor balcony.
From this area here you can see Pennsylvania Avenue where the president and his motorcade will drive by.
After the swearing in -- ceremony during the parade.
Visitors can tour an inauguration themed exhibit or watch journalists actually cover this year's event from outdoor balconies.
Tickets sold out in three week.
It's not every day you get to watch history happen.
And that's one of the things that folks here on inauguration day will be over the seat so.
Where -- visitors today -- one option is the -- and spacious 3500 square foot presidential suite.
At the Mandarin oriental.
They are inauguration special as our opponents package it's presiding over the ultimate sweet you can stay a minimum of four nights and are willing to fork over 151000.
Dollars a night.
You -- could enjoy these luxurious accommodations.
You can take a panoramic tour.
The Washington DC right here from the sweet of course it includes 24 hour Butler service everywhere -- every need will be here -- -- hotel bookings in DC are not as risk is four years ago.
It was -- class last inauguration.
Whether it's fiscal cliff for the holidays or whatever it might be were hoping that.
Things will pick up a little bit more steady here and the coming weeks but if you want this special -- you better -- -- we were real close to having canceled.
In Washington Jennifer Davis.
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