Tuesday, January 25, 2022

The PBS on-demand streaming service, WPBS Passport, is now available in Canada! Learn More

HomeVideoWATCH: Kamala Harris makes first speech as vice president, urges country to...

WATCH: Kamala Harris makes first speech as vice president, urges country to ‘see beyond the crisis’

Vice President Kamala Harris spoke to the nation from the National Mall late on Inauguration Day, reiterating a message of unity and urging the country to “see beyond crisis to do what is hard, to do what is good.”
“Even in dark times, we not only dream, we do,” she said.
In her first speech as vice president, Harris reflected on other difficult periods in U.S. history, including the Civil War and the civil rights movement.
“A great experiment takes great determination, the will to do the work and then the wisdom to keep refining, keep tinkering, keep perfecting. The same determination is being realized in America today,” she said.

Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG
Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour
Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

Follow us:
Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour

PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts
Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe