Tuesday, August 15, 2000
Speakers and daily themes for the Democratic National Convention:
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. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass.; former Sen. Bill Bradley of New Jersey; Rev. Jesse Jackson; Rep. Harold Ford Jr., D-Tenn.
Theme: Al Gore: The Principled Fighter
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 the vice president.
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; Kristin Gore, to introduce her mother Tipper Gore; Tipper Gore, to introduce husband; Gore's acceptance speech.
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