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The US inauguration from outside the security fence

We look at Inauguration Day in a locked-down Washington, DC with thousands of troops securing the US capital.

As Donald Trump left the White House and Joe Biden was sworn in as US president, filmmaker Raul Gallego Abellan captured the mood outside the fortified centre of Washington, DC. Streets normally packed by hundreds of thousands of Americans, now served as symbols of the anxieties, frustrations, and hopes of a nation.