Thanks, Gunnar. 
As the NYTimes' The TV Watch observes, "Television celebrated a new president making history, but the screen also belonged to those millions in Washington who made history just by showing up."
A Day Best Captured by Image, Not Narrative

--- On Wed, 1/21/09, Gunnar Jauch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Thanks, dear CR,

for your dignified celebration of the historic event!
People here were following it with keenest interest.

//The only black brother of our Masonic Lodge took a plane for DC and I was on the brink of joining him. 
He told me he hardly noticed how cold it was.//