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Get a detailed overview of the Republican National Convention with's daily convention schedule. Updated daily with the latest events, the schedule allows you to follow candidates, see who is speaking, find out what's on CNN and learn more about what's going on outside Madison Square Garden in New York City. This schedule is subject to change.

Monday, Aug. 30 | Tuesday, Aug. 31 | Wednesday, Sept. 1 | Thursday, Sept. 2

10 a.m. RNC opened by GOP chairman Ed Gillespie; other speakers include New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Bush-Cheney campaign chairman Marc Racicot; House Speaker Dennis Hastert
11:30 a.m. GOP House candidates to speak
Ohio delegation breakfast with Bush adviser Karl Rove, campaign manager Ken Mehlman
8-9 a.m. Arizona Republican Party breakfast
8-9:30 a.m. Michigan Republican Party breakfast
8-10 a.m. Virginia Republican Party breakfast
8:30-10 a.m. UBS Financial hosts Alabama delegate breakfast
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Trapshoot Tournament sponsored by American Gas Assoc.
9-10 a.m. Intercessory prayer meeting
10 a.m.-Noon. "The Republican Party & The Jewish Community" Forum; Delegate screening "George W. Bush: Faith in the White House
7 - 10 a.m. American Morning

10 - 11 a.m. CNN Live Today
"Disabled American Veterans Rally" at main demonstration area, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Noon-4 p.m.
12:50 p.m. President Bush visits Nashua, New Hampshire for an "Ask President Bush" event

Vice President Cheney in New York with no public events scheduled
Noon Platform to be adopted
1 p.m. Nomination roll call vote begins
2 p.m. GOP Senate candidates will speak
2:30 p.m.: Convention will recess until 7:45 p.m.
1:30-5:30 p.m. Black Republican Women Int'l Minority Forum reception
Noon-2 p.m. Delegate screening "George W. Bush: Faith in the White House"
Noon-midnight. Salute to the RNC street festival
2-4 p.m. "The Forward Strategy for Freedom: What is needed to advance Democracy abroad" forum
Noon - 1 p.m. News From CNN

1 - 3 p.m. Live From

3 - 4 p.m. Inside Politics
2-4 p.m. "Thank You, President Bush" book release reception
"NYC Aids Housing Network and Hip Hop Summit Action Network March and rally" from Union Square to 8th Avenue north to 31st Street, noon to 6 p.m.

"Poor People's Economic Human Rights March and Rally" from 14th Street to main demonstration area, 8th Avenue and 31st Street, 1-7 p.m.
4 p.m.
4:30 - 5 p.m. Crossfire
5 p.m.
5 - 6 p.m. Wolf Blitzer Reports
6 p.m.
6:45 p.m. Bush speaks at a rally in Taylor, Michigan
6 - 7 p.m. Lou Dobbs Tonight
6 p.m.-1 a.m. "Salute to Ed Gillespie"
7 p.m.
RNC evening session begins at 7:45 p.m. Speakers to include actor Ron Silver, New Mexico Rep. Heather Wilson; former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik, Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. John McCain and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani
7 - 8 p.m. Anderson Cooper 360: Convention Edition
7:45-8:30 p.m. "The Right Stuff - Conservative Comedy Show"
8 p.m.
Rolling delegate roll call, starting with Maine

Photo montage of President George H.W. Bush prior to his entrance with Mrs. Barbara Bush

8:30 p.m. Vice President Dick Cheney and wife Lynne are introduced
8 - 11 p.m. America Votes 2004: The Republican National Convention
9 p.m.
9 - 10 p.m. Larry King Live at the Republican National Convention
8-11 p.m. Tribute to Ronald Reagan
9-11 p.m. Young Republicans convention party
10 p.m.
Senator John McCain addresses the conference

9/11 Tribute: Remarks by three family members

10:30 p.m. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani addresses the conference
10 p.m.-2 a.m. "Wild Wild West Saloon Party" for Rep. Richard Pombo and House Resource Committee
10 p.m.-1 a.m. California Republican Party reception
10 p.m.-1 a.m. Travis Tritt concert
11 p.m.
Motion to adjourn
11 p.m. - midnight NewsNight: Republican Convention Edition
11 p.m.-2 a.m. Pataki Pass reception
11 p.m.-12 a.m. "After Glow with Ambassador Alan Keyes" reception

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