A few things on the web that caught my eye this week:
Ted Widmer on what inaugural addresses tell us about America.
Nice piece on the Library of Congress reading room.
Check out everything in the new Common-Place.
Jon Wiener on “Rick Warren’s clout.”
Inaugurations’ greatest hits.
A redeeming quality of the Bush administration.
Historic White House floor plans.
Alan Wolfe on Obama’s attempt to reach out to conservatives.
Do we need a U.S. minister of culture?
David Brooks on the flaws in the free market.
John Thompson III, Georgetown basketball coach, is planning to walk 3.5 miles to the inauguration.