A day pulsing with history follows very old script at inauguration

Monday, January 21, 2013 | 10:45 a.m. CST; updated 11:59 a.m. CST, Monday, January 21, 2013

WASHINGTON — For once, the drumbeats of division receded and Americans of every ornery opinion gathered to witness history unfold in President Barack Obama's second-term inauguration.