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Not with venom, not with scorn, but with optimism, jubilance and celebration.
The anti-Slumdog Millionaire: the epic journey of a poor Indian driver (Adarsh Gourav) who uses his wit and cunning to break free from servitude to his rich masters.
For this version, we added Skip and Cedella Marley, Malian blues rock band Songhoy Blues, harmonica virtuoso Lee Oskar and an excerpt of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
Amanda Gorman, who shone at the inauguration ceremonies this week, explains, "Poetry has never been the language of barriers. It's always been the language of bridges."
Kamala Harris takes the oath of office as Vice President of the United States from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
Bernie Sanders comments on the troubling prospect that members of Congress may have aided the Capitol insurrectionists and he lays out an ambitious agenda for the new Senate, which he insists must prioritize relief for Americans suffering from the pandemic and high unemployment. #Colbert #BernieSanders #SenatorSanders