WYMT Inauguration Coverage From 1989

It's been 20 years since WYMT extensively covered the 1989 inauguration of President George H.W. Bush.

WYMT's Tony Turner and Neil Middleton made the trip to Washington D.C. The Hazard Band of Gold, Harlan Boys Choir and Corbin Marching Band were among the groups representing eastern Kentucky at the event.

Click on the video link to see portions of our coverage in 1989.

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  • by Orville on Jan 22, 2009 at 04:54 AM
    I shore do like that there Obama so far, I think he just might clean up that mess in Washington that the republicans have made.
  • by Howard on Jan 22, 2009 at 04:27 AM
    It seems like some folks om this site want Mitch for president(LOL)
  • by John on Jan 22, 2009 at 04:22 AM
    Of all the Bush circus acts(and there were many) I especially liked the shoe throwing incident-----that was just to funny.
  • by Judy Location: Corbin, Ky on Jan 21, 2009 at 02:37 PM
    I throughly enjoyed the fact that you covered the Kentucky representatives to the 1989 Inaugural for Harlan/Hazard, but would really appreciate some coverage of the Corbin High School Band that performed in the Inaugural parade. It was a tremendous event for the 84 band members and the chapeones that accompanied them. It was a tremendous feat to raise enough funds in a short amount of time to attend. They were also hosted by Hal Rogers to a private tour of the Nations Capitol. If you have any footage from their particpation we would greatly appreciate it being covered as well. Thanks so much!
  • by Harold Location: Pike on Jan 21, 2009 at 01:09 PM
    In reviewing the news today 1/21/09 it appears Obama has gotten more done today than Georgie Boy did in a year.
  • by Jason Location: lex on Jan 21, 2009 at 12:50 PM
    Terri, you are so right, it's a new day in the USA.
  • by right Location: KY on Jan 21, 2009 at 08:26 AM
    No Terri, that wasn't a wonderful day showing disrespect for the man. Regardless of whether you like him or not, the office he held deserves respect and the chanting was nothing but childish antics. Granted, he was not our best president, but showing respect for the office and not acting like sore "winners" would have been the adult way to act.
  • by Wilson Location: happy ky on Jan 21, 2009 at 05:45 AM
    Obama is Kentucky's only bright spot and hope unless you truly believe Mitch and Bunning is in your interest.
  • by Josh Location: Corbin on Jan 21, 2009 at 05:19 AM
    I thought yesterday was so special in the way the worst president ever(22% approval)was leaving while the HIGHEST approval president was taking office.
  • by Jenna Location: Martin on Jan 21, 2009 at 05:09 AM
    Free at last from the Bush Doctrine.
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