Democratic National Convention
Tuesday, August 15, 2000

Convention schedule



        Speakers and daily themes for the Democratic National Convention:

        TODAY:

        • 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.

        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 the vice president.

        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; Kristin Gore, to introduce her mother Tipper Gore; Tipper Gore, to introduce husband; Gore's acceptance speech.

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