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WUIS to air special coverage of Presidential Inauguration

January 18, 2005

SPRINGFIELD – WUIS Public Radio 91.9 FM Springfield – 89.3 Pittsfield will provide live coverage of the inauguration of President George W. Bush on Thursday, January 20. Live coverage begins at 10:30 a.m. with the official swearing-in ceremony for the vice president and president. President Bush’s inaugural address is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.

National Public Radio’s Linda Wertheimer will host the coverage with NPR White House correspondent Don Gonyea. Commentary from various public radio reporters stationed around the Capitol and Washington, D.C., will be featured.

WUIS-WIPA, a listener-supported broadcast service of the University of Illinois at Springfield, is celebrating its 30th year on the air.

 

 

    The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs – 21 bachelor’s, 20 master’s, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.
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