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What you should know about Barack Obama's second inauguration

Saturday, January 19, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 12:07 p.m. CST, Monday, January 21, 2013

WASHINGTON — With his wife and two daughters at his side, President Barack Obama will raise his right hand and place his left hand on two stacked Bibles as he takes the oath of office for another four-year term. His second inauguration promises the pageantry of the first, but on a smaller scale than 2009, when a record 1.8 million people filled the nation's capital to witness Obama making history as America's first black president.

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