It was the largest crowd in history to ever have witnessed a presidential inauguration.
A record-setting 1.8million people crowded on to the National Mall in Washington DC yesterday to watch Barack Obama become the first black president of the United States on the steps of the Capitol Building.
Now the clean-up: Trash and other debris scattered across the National Mall after the inauguration ceremony
A satellite view of the National Mall shows nearly two million people swarming the grounds before the Capitol Building yesterday during Barack Obama’s inauguration
They had been waiting since dawn – some had even camped over night – in sub-zero temperatures for a ceremony full of pomp and circumstance.…