Gubernatorial Inauguration 2011

Steven L. Beshear was sworn in for a second term as Kentucky's governor shortly after midnight on Dec. 13, 2011, kicking off a day of celebration and ceremony in Frankfort.

KET provided live coverage of the day's events both on the air and online through the KET Live Webcast page.
View archived video (below).

  • Gubernatorial Inauguration 2011—KET's Bill Goodman and Renee Shaw were joined on the Capitol balcony by historian Ron Bryant for coverage of the parade and swearing-in ceremonies. • Watch the video.
  • Gubernatorial Inauguration 2011: The Grand March— The Grand March is a formal presentation of the governor, lieutenant governor, and other constitutional officers who will be sworn in on Jan. 2. Music is provided by the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra. • Watch the video.
  • Gubernatorial Inauguration 2011: Highlights—This program features the parade's most memorable moments, the swearing-in ceremony, and the governor's inaugural address. • Watch the video.

In a One to One Special with the Governor-Elect, KET's Bill Goodman visits with Gov. Steve Beshear. • Watch the video.

Gubernatorial Inauguration 2011 is a KET production, produced by Deidre Clark and directed by Carl Babcock. One to One with Bill Goodman is a KET production, produced by Goodman and Cindy Asher.

For more information about events in Frankfort, see the governor's inauguration website.

From Our Archives

Gov. Steve Beshear's 2007 inauguration

Gov. Ernie Fletcher's 2003 inauguration