Republican National Convention
Tuesday, August 01, 2000

Tonight's convention schedule




        Schedule of floor events, speakers tonight at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia.

        7:30 p.m.-8 p.m.:

        • Everett Alvarez, the first aviator shot down over North Vietnam, to lead the Pledge of Allegiance.

        • Nine-year-old Olivia Lalewicz of Sterling Heights, Mich., to sing the national anthem.

        • Entertainment by blues guitarist Jimmie Vaughn.

        8 p.m.-9 p.m.

        • Rep. Jim Kolbe, R-Ariz., to discuss international trade.

        • Ave Bie, Wisconsin Public Service Commissioner, to speak about national energy policy and its control over the prices of gasoline and electricity.

        • Theodore Roosevelt IV, great-grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt, to discuss the need for conserving national resources.

        • Retired U.S. Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf to discuss military readiness via satellite from the deck of the USS New Jersey in Camden, N.J.

        • Former Sen. Bob Dole to salute all war veterans but will focus on those from World War II.

        9 p.m.-10 p.m.

        • Pat Funderburk Ware, of the Preserving Family Well-Being Foundation, to discuss AIDS and HIV.

        • Frank Ellis, a community leader from Kansas City, to discuss safety and security in schools.

        • Jack Cowley, director of operations for an Oklahoma City prison ministry, to speak about his programs.

        10 p.m.-11 p.m.

        • Condoleezza Rice, Gov. George W. Bush's international affairs adviser, to discuss international relations.

        • Elizabeth Dole to discuss strength through compassion.

        • Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb.

        • Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who will discuss the importance of military strength.

        • The Rev. Vince Bommarito of St. Louis to deliver the closing benediction.

        WEDNESDAY:

        • Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, via satellite.

        • Gov. Jim Gilmore of Virginia.

        • Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, R-Miss.

        • Acceptance speech by vice presidential nominee Dick Cheney.

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