Today’s swearing in of President Barack Obama for a second term, and the festivities surrounding it, is a more toned down affair than the 2009 edition. The number of official inaugural balls happening in town this evening was pared back to just two compared to 10 in 2009. But there are also numerous unofficial balls on the schedule tonight — including a couple honoring the nation’s Armed Forces. The American Legion has been conducting its Salute to Heroes ball for 60 years now.
Dale Meyerrose, president of MeyerRose Group and a former chief information officer at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, joins In Depth to discuss the recent NATO summit on cybersecurity.
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Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 4-7 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006 as the producer and news anchor of the station’s morning drive program, the Federal Drive. He launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.