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CONVENTION 2000 / THE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION

Schedule of Events

August 17, 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

TODAY

Theme: Gore's Vision for the Future

Tribute: Vietnam veterans

Participants: Matt Mosely, an Atlanta firefighter who, hitched to a helicopter, saved Ivers Sims, who was trapped in a crane tower. Also honored will be LAPD Officers Cynthia French, Romik Keshishi and Joan Leuck. French shot a heavily armed man who had already shot her five times when she saw he was moving to fire at a fellow officer.

Speakers: Lt. Gove. Cruz Bustamante; NAACP President Kweisi Mfume; Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa.

Wife Tipper introduces Gore.

Gore gives his acceptance speech.

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