Democratic National Convention
Monday, August 14, 2000

Convention schedule of events




        Speakers and daily themes for the Democratic National Convention:

        TODAY

Theme: “Prosperity and Progress”

        • Tribute: American success stories, Rep. Lynn Woolsey, D-Calif.; President Carter

        • Speakers: Terry McAuliffe, chairman of Convention Committee; President Clinton; Hillary Rodham Clinton; female U.S. senators including Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; New Hampshire Gov. Jeanne Shaheen and Washington Gov. Gary Locke.

        TUESDAY

Theme: “New Heights: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet”

        • Tribute: Firefighters and police

        • Speakers: Sen. Tom Daschle, D-S.D., Senate minority leader; Caroline Kennedy; Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., former Sen. Bill Bradley, D-N.J.; the Rev. Jesse Jackson; Rep. Harold Ford Jr., D-Tenn.

        WEDNESDAY

• Theme: “Al Gore: The Principled Fighter”

        • Tribute: Caregivers

        • Speakers: Bob Chase, National Education Association; John Sweeney, AFL-CIO; California Gov. Gray Davis; Rep. Dick Gephardt, D-Mo., Actor Jimmy Smits; vice presidential candidate Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn.; Karenna Gore Schiff, daughter of vice president Al Gore.

        THURSDAY

• Theme: “Al Gore's Vision for the Future”

        • Tribute: Vietnam Veterans

        • Speakers: California Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante; Kweisi Mfume, president of NAACP; Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa; Mr. Gore's daughter Kristin Gore; Mr. Gore's wife, Tipper Gore; Mr. Gore's acceptance speech.

       



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