Watching Biden’s inauguration in DC

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“I got my American flag scarf that had been accumulating dust for the last couple of years, and I want to reclaim it as a symbol of hope, as a symbol of inclusivity and diversity,” says Edwin Rivera, standing in Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of Edwin Rivera.

California is about 2,300 miles from Washington D.C., and despite recent violence and insurrection, some Angelenos still wanted to see the pomp and circumstance of the inauguration in person. Others, however, are staying put. KCRW talks with two LA residents on the swearing-in of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.