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EVENTS & SPEAKERS: Schedule
The Candidates:
• George W. Bush
• John Kerry
• Ralph Nader
• Third Parties
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Thursday, July 29, 2004

The fourth day of the 2004 Democratic National Convention officially begins at 4 p.m. The prime-time activities will be called to order at 8 p.m. The following is a tentative schedule subject to change. (Full event schedule grid)

NOTE: All Times Eastern

4 p.m.
• Call to order by New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson
• Invocation by Rabbi Ronne Friedman
• Presentation of Colors by New England Joint Service Color Guard
• Pledge of Allegiance led by Ana Cruz
• National Anthem sung by Massachusetts State Police Sgt. Dan Clark
• Virginia congressional candidate James Socas
• Jack Ford, mayor of Toledo, Ohio
• Kwong Kow Chinese Drum Ensemble
• Florida Rep. Corrine Brown
• Former Bronx, New York Borough President Fernando Ferrer
• Former Missouri Sen. Jean Carnahan
• Francis Slay, mayor of St. Louis, Missouri
• Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields
• New Jersey Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr.
• Florida Rep. Jim Davis
• New York Rep. Steve Israel
• Massachusetts Rep. Stephen Lynch
• Rhode Island Sen. Jack Reed
• Georgia Rep. John Lewis
• Anna Burger, secretary-treasurer, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and Teri Murphy, registered nurse and member, SEIU Local 199, Dubuque, Iowa
• North Dakota Sen. Byron Dorgan
• AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Richard Trumka
• Michigan Sen. Carl Levin
• Maryland state Sen. Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.
• California Rep. Ellen Tauscher
• California Sen. Barbara Boxer
• Washington Gov. Gary Locke
• Vice Presidential nomination process
• Harvey Gantt, former mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina
• Louisiana Sen. John Breaux
• Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva
• Moves for acclamation and calls for vote
• Maine Rep. Michael Michaud
• Resolutions
• Colorado Rep. Mark Udall
• Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank
• NAACP President Kweisi Mfume

7 to 9 p.m.
• Women of the U.S. House of Representatives
• New York Rep. Louise Slaughter
• District of Columbia Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton
• Virginia Gov. Mark Warner
• South Carolina Rep. James Clyburn
• California Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald
• Massachusetts Rep. Edward Markey
• AFL-CIO President John Sweeney
• Gavel to order by New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson
• America the Beautiful sung by Mavis Staples
• Delaware Sen. Joseph Biden
• Retired Gen. Wesley Clark
• Satellite feed from Orlando, Florida
• Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman
• California Rep. Nancy Pelosi
• Satellite feed from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
• Performance by Willie Nelson
• Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
• Satellite feed from Albuquerque, New Mexico
• "Mosaic of Americans"
• Actress Alfre Woodward
• Includes satellite feeds from:
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Columbus, Ohio
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Orlando, Florida
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Portland, Oregon

9 to 11 p.m.
• Performance by Carole King
• Andre Heinz
• Vanessa Kerry
• Alexandra Kerry
• John Kerry biographical film
• John Kerry's Vietnam Swiftboat crewmates Jim Rassmann of Florence, Oregon will speak
• The Rev. David Alston, Columbia, South Carolina
• Skip Barker, Selma, Alabama
• Steve Hatch, Niagra Falls, New York
• Jim McDevitt, Wrenthem, Massachusetts
• Mike Medeiros, San Leandros, California
• Pat Runyon, Eaton, Ohio
• Wade Sanders, San Diego, California
• Del Sandusky, Dunedin, Florida
• Fred Short, North Little Rock, Arkansas
• Gene Thorson, Ames, Iowa
• Jim Wasser, St. Anne, Illinois
• Drew Whitlow, Huntsville, Arkansas
• Bill Zaladonis, Sanford, Florida
• Former Georgia Sen. Max Cleland
• John Kerry
• Finale
• Benediction
• Father John Ardis, Paulist Center Community of Boston
• Adjournment
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