One Inaugural tradition had its start more than 200 years ago in the city that was our young republic's first capital. St. Paul's Chapel, in Lower Manhattan, was where George Washington prayed while assuming office as our first president. Mo Rocca visits the church that has been a witness to history.
Some would say Viola Davis' drive is the stuff of legends. Recently, her legend has been living up to its billing. The actress has been landing parts that have become an agent of change in Hollywood casting departments. Lee Cowan talks to the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winner about how the little girl from Central Falls, Rhode Island, who could be on the verge of winning Oscar gold for her latest film, "Fences."
On Inauguration Day, a little girl with a big voice will step up to the microphone and sing her heart out, for all of us. At 16 Jackie Evancho is fast becoming an international star. But when Jackie agreed to perform at the Trump/Pence inauguration, critics accused her of betrayal, by giving tacit approval to an incoming administration they believe will be intolerant of people like her sister, Juliet, who is transgender. Michelle Miller reports.
All eyes may be on the new president when he takes the oath of office this week, but if the past is prologue, come the inaugural partying Friday night, all eyes will be on the new first lady, and on her gown. Rita Braver visits the First Ladies Collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington.
The door was opened with "Don't ask, don't tell" during the Clinton administration. President Obama's subsequent policy on gays in the military blew the door off the hinges, giving way for Eric Fanning to become the first openly-gay leader of a military service. Faith Sallie profiles the outgoing Secretary of the Army.