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CONVENTION 2000 / THE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION

Schedule of Events

August 13, 2000

HIGHLIGHTS

All these events will be happening between 5 and 8 p.m. PDT. Routine convention business will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Each night will feature one or two "American dialogues," talk-show formatted discussions.

MONDAY

Theme: Prosperity and progress

Introduction: Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman.

Panel discussion on the economy moderated by New Hampshire Gov. Jeanne Shaheen.

Remarks by female senators and Senate candidates.

Speakers: First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and President Clinton.

TUESDAY

Theme: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

Panel discussion on education, moderated by Rep. Charles B. Rangel of New York.

Speakers: Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg, Sen. Edward M. kennedy of Massachusetts, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, former Sen. Bill Bradley of New Jersey

Keynote speaker: Rep. Harold E. Ford Jr. of Tennessee.

WEDNESDAY

Themes: Al Gore: The Principled Fighter

Introduction: Actor Jimmy Smits.

Panel discussion on health care, moderated by Sen. John D. "Jay" Rockefeller IV of West Virginia.

Speakers: Vice presidential nominee Joseph I. Lieberman; Gore's daughter Karenna Gore Schiff.

THURSDAY

Theme: Gore's Vision for the Future

Panel discussion with friends, family and people who knew him in Carthage, Tenn., Vietnam and Congress.

Wife Tipper introduces Gore.

Gore gives his acceptance speech.

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