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CONVENTION 2000 / THE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION

Schedule of Events

Highlights

August 15, 2000

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.

TODAY

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

Tribute: Firefighters and police

Speakers: Sen. Tom Daschle of South Dakota; Caroline Kennedy, 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

Theme: Al Gore: The Principled Fighter

Tribute: Caregivers

Speakers: Gov. Gray Davis; Rep. Richard A. Gephardt of Missouri; actor Jimmy Smits; vice presidential nominee Joseph I. Lieberman; Gore's daughter Karenna Gore Schiff.

THURSDAY

Theme: Gore's Vision for the Future

Tribute: Vietnam veterans

Speakers: Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante; NAACP President Kweisi Mfume.

Wife Tipper introduces Gore.

Gore gives his acceptance speech.

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