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THE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION

Schedule of Convention Events

August 01, 2000

TONIGHT

Pacific time

4:30-5 p.m.

Everett Alvarez, an American 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.

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5-6 p.m.

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 battleship New Jersey in Camden, N.J.

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

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7-8 p.m.

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

Elizabeth Hanford Dole former Cabinet Secretary to discuss strength through compassion.

Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.)

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) who will discuss the importance of military strength.

Father Vince Bommarito of St. Louis to deliver the closing benediction.

LATER THIS WEEK

WEDNESDAY

Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, via satellite.

Acceptance speech by vice presidential nominee Dick Cheney.

THURSDAY

George P. Bush, nephew of the Texas governor.

Bush's acceptance speech

TV AND WEB COVERAGE

On the Radio

KCRW, 89.9 FM; coverage begins each day at 5 p.m.

On the Web

Republican National Committee with Webcast each day, 4:25 to 8 p.m. PDT http://www.gopconvention.com

Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/gopconvention

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