Barack Obama's historic 2009 inaugural address

Watch Barack Obama's first inaugural address on January 20, 2009, after being sworn in as the first Black president in US history.

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100+ comentarios:

M J:
Look at that crowd, everyone was filled with love and hope - none with hate.
Absolute Andro
Absolute Andro:
Man, I was 7 years old when this man became our president. Now I'm 19 and had casted my vote for his vp who is now our president. The years have really passed all of us by.
Dats a paddlin
Dats a paddlin:
First President I voted for at well spent!!!!
Maria FERNANDA Sias:
Like him or not he always gave great speeches
Shorty Rock
Shorty Rock:
Always good to hear this man speak, always.
That’s what you call the biggest crowd in inauguration history, Donald. 😂
Free Patriot
Free Patriot:
I memorized this speech. It was and continues to be a testament to Obama's magic as an iconic oratory marvel. I love this speech so much, and I'm not even an American.
Aurora Roy
Aurora Roy:
One of the most loved presidents,
Juice Lord
Juice Lord:
This man warms my soul.
Thank you, president Obama , for these heartfelt words that I join you and hosts of citizens in echoing. A new beginning supporting the groundwork set by our founding fathers. God bless America .. now we must get to work.
God how we miss this level of leadership! 😭
I can’t believe this was 12 years ago.
Karan Kumar
Karan Kumar:
Whatever you say, this guy is a GREAT orator
Faith Wafula
Faith Wafula:
My favorite orator of all time.......... His public speeches have really helped with my public speaking
Gadri Pericles
Gadri Pericles:
A real president... America has been without a president in the last four years
Donna Noe
Donna Noe:
This swells my heart every time that I hear it.
Carlos Kimbrough
Carlos Kimbrough:
A man who could bring the country and the world together in a unifying speech, no divisive rhetoric or fears of conspiracies, one of the greatest of all time! Thank God for president Biden that can continue bringing this nation back together after the horrible 4 years we had to endure
My man !!!!! Obama is and always be the coolest guy in the world
Jhaison Rheighley Huykugo
Jhaison Rheighley Huykugo:
This speech still gives me goosebumps!...Joe now has alot of mess to clean up which that carrot clown left behind...Hopefully the US WILL MAKE A GREAT TURNAROUND THIS YEAR !🇺🇸
Jessica Massie
Jessica Massie:
Its crazy to remember this. I was out there in the crowd, with friends who hadn't voted for Obama.
Johnny Exama
Johnny Exama:
Unreal how this moment still feels new.
Life is Divine 😇
Life is Divine 😇:
The best speach ever in history of America 👍
Bejoy Jacob
Bejoy Jacob:
The best president 🙏🙏🙏
lostgame series
lostgame series:
Best President ever in my whole life
Ada C
Ada C:
Damn this feels like just yesterday! Oh how time flies 😭
Lindsey West
Lindsey West:
"I thank bush for his service"

See that's called DECENCY
Khuong Truong
Khuong Truong:
A president for all people
Jonathan Fox
Jonathan Fox:
Not a single comment on how huge his crowd is, just a lot of love and no room for hate.
Paul Jansen
Paul Jansen:
always nice to see a President actually capable of finishing a sentence....
Janvier Munyaneza
Janvier Munyaneza:
This event was really great. No hatred on everyone's face.
gayle mc
gayle mc:
I'll never forget that day. It was the only time I cried at an inauguration. Constant Goosebumps.
I will never forget that Inauguration.
I was there that day 12 years ago. It was a day of such hope and relief. I definitely feel a similar hope and relief today. 🙏🏻
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m⳽. jⲇckaloᕈe .ʝ. joᖾnstoŋe:
He had his good sides and his bad sides, made some good decisions and some pretty bad ones. I don't care if you love him or hate him - you can't tell me that this man doesn't have one HELL of a stage presence, more charisma than he knows what to do with, and could give one HELL of a speech!
Mengyang ZHANG
Mengyang ZHANG:
My favorite speaker!! Feel like I grew up listening to his speeches... Miss him so much on the political stage
tre jones
tre jones:
This man has got to be the greatest public orator
"We are willing to extend a hand, if you're willing to unclench your fist." President Obama. The very best💞
President Joe Biden we love you just as much and have faith in your leadership💞
Go Morel
Go Morel:
This still gives me goose bumps.. 🇺🇸
This is how a real president addresses his country
Real Skeptical Stoic
Real Skeptical Stoic:
Time actually flies. How did America move from this point of national unity and hope to the darkness, fear and division of the last four years...
The MAN, the LEGEND.
Titus Maximus
Titus Maximus:
Now that is a crowd
Mr. Lach Thea
Mr. Lach Thea:
Great president of America 🇺🇸
Sydney Nicole
Sydney Nicole:
I’ve never forgotten this day. Love Obama. I’m so happy for Joe Biden today !
S J:
I was 18 when I voted for him!!! No regrets! ❤❤
Your eloquence sustains me in times of duress—let’s work to make this a country that works for all Americans!!
John Gedric Tudio
John Gedric Tudio:
You know how some characters in films or anime give those rousing speeches that inspire their comrades to fight back against the villains.

This man just emanates that energy in real life.
Verbs describe us #culturacastildeviata #artgoeson
Verbs describe us #culturacastildeviata #artgoeson:
I still remember watching that back when I was in college on an old tvset. Such historic moments!
Ronnie Martin
Ronnie Martin:
Love Obama 👍❤️
Harris makes history as Biden says 'don't tell me things can't change'
Nono Zvomz
Nono Zvomz:
This is soo touching and it brings back memories of happiness even here in Africa we were happy with the Americans.No President will ever be loved like Barack Obama ❤️
Charisma O
Charisma O:
I was there and there was a vibration of love, hope and unity!
Lizbeth Quintero
Lizbeth Quintero:
His words will always be beautiful, words of faith, hope and unity. Look at that beautiful crowd of people!
Thank you Mr. President! I Love You and your family. It's a shame that people do not understand or see that when you were in office, America was already great and you made it greater!
Charles E
Charles E:
Trump hates Obama for this. Form is temporary, but class is permanent.
One step at a time towards to progress desired.. 💯🙏🏾💯
Ry Insane
Ry Insane:
2009: breaking barriers for President
2021: for Vice-president
kelvin sparky
kelvin sparky:
Back when the USA was a shining city on a hill, with this new Era, we pray this great nation regains its glory. God Bless America
The man!!! Whooo
Christian Taillon
Christian Taillon:
As a Canadian, I really miss Obama. He was the best President the usa ever had
What a great site to see .. will tell me grandchildren how I stood in the crowd to witness this amazing moment
Rob P.
Rob P.:
We need more like this smart guy...
I watched this instead this morning, because I desperately needed some inspiration. It did the job.
Antonio Morales
Antonio Morales:
That is still the Country I want to live in, that kind of Country my kids deserve to have! How short our memory is. But I still have faith.
Juana Art
Juana Art:
Will always remembered as the one and only!!!
Justin Hopkins
Justin Hopkins:
Whoever thought Trump would come after this wonderful man? Like Obama, Biden will have to clean up the disaster of another failed GOP administration.
Muhammad Hameed Ahmed
Muhammad Hameed Ahmed:
I would do anything to have a president like him again
I didn't agree with all of Obama's policies, but I respected the fact that he exemplified the fact that we could attack one's standing on an issue without attacking the person.
Nubenegra martinez
Nubenegra martinez:
truly an awesome guy.
Ms Carmel
Ms Carmel:
Iconic 👏🏾👏🏾❤❤
Maa pat
Maa pat:
A decent human being the exact opposite of trump
Harvest Moon
Harvest Moon:
We can do this again! Best man for President!!! Biden/ Harris 2029.👣✌🏼 Correctionev...Obama was/ is the Man👣
This is d America that I know. Love, unity & respect!
Obama's days are not forgotten...!
369 Rising
369 Rising:
This is crazy. It's been 12 years already wow 👏
Michael Dennis Tooley
Michael Dennis Tooley:
Filled with such insight of the possibilities of the century. In spite of many illusions it's still is ☮️🕊️
Achaiyah Ben Yahudah
Achaiyah Ben Yahudah:
The most eloquent an excellent speech ever heard in any president of the United States of America
I remember when I was in middle school and they made us go into the auditorium it was like a dam movie. Good memories
Beauty W
Beauty W:
Beautiful speech! He made me so proud!! To see a black man elected president for amazing!! 💕
I'd take him as the UKs prime minister
Julia Ramsey
Julia Ramsey:
Obama always a class act. Always.
Gladys was here.
Gladys was here.:
So grateful to GOD we had Obama for 8 years. We are a blessed nation!!!!!!
12 Years Ago when America was better during the Obama years than trump.
Awura Ama
Awura Ama:
One of the best orators and raconteurs in the world !
Mr. K
Mr. K:
Class, elegance and dignity Period!!!
J Morado
J Morado:
Now that's an Inaugural crowd☺️☺️☺️
Why a man whose father less than 60 years ago might not have been served at a local restaurant but can now stand here and take a sacred oath. That was powerful !
Your Master
Your Master:
Thank god we can call it history!
Claire Sadlowski
Claire Sadlowski:
I remember watching this at my elementary schools library with my class in 2009
Kathleen M. Higgins
Kathleen M. Higgins:
Besides everything else. He's a healer. I so needed to hear that.
Sigh ~ Whew!
Josh Dun
Josh Dun:
Imagine we use to stand this close to each other🙃
Lovely Rose
Lovely Rose:
Just lovely 🥰
I remember watching this when I was 5. Now I am 17 wtf.
Platinum Pineapple
Platinum Pineapple:
He was the youngest president so far! 🥰
And Joe Biden it's the oldest ! 🥰
Minsoo Kang
Minsoo Kang:
Rondo Criz
Rondo Criz:
6:52 lol...btw these crowd love President Obama and me too Obama is great President for Usa!!!
The Famous rleon!!!
The Famous rleon!!!:
I remember watching the Lion King in the first grade while watching this inauguration in school.