Wednesday’s inauguration, coming two weeks to the day after the insurrection on the Capitol, will be unlike any other in living memory, writes NPR’s Michel Martin. Above, the Capitol building is seen as workers prepare for the inauguration ceremony for Barack Obama in 2013.

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 17: The Capitol Building is seen in the background as workers prepare for the inauguration ceremony for President Barack Obama on January 17, 2013 in Washington, United States. The inauguration ceremony is to take place on January 21, 2013. (Photo by J. Countess/Getty Images)