President Bush appears behind a map of Texas at the Black Tie and Boots Inaugural Ball.
U.S. President George W. Bush appears onstage as a curtain painted with the outline of the State of Texas parts in front of him at the Black Tie and Boots Inaugural Ball in Washington, January 19, 2005. The event is part of celebrations leading up to the inauguration of President Bush for his second term January 20. Pictures of the month January 2005 Pictures of the Year 2005. REUTERS/Brian Snyder BS