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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

10:45 a.m. President Bush addresses the American Legion National Convention in Nashville, Tennessee

Vice President Cheney is in New York and will attend the RNC's Tuesday session
7:30-10:30 a.m. North Carolina Republican Party breakfast

8-9 a.m. Arizona, Texas party breakfasts

8-9:30 a.m. Michigan, Ohio, Wyoming party breakfasts

8-10 a.m. Women elected officials and candidates breakfast and Virginia Party breakfast

8:30-10 a.m. Alabama delegation breakfast

8:30-1 p.m."Urban Conversations: Where Red Meets Blue" forum

9 a.m. -4 p.m. Economic & Minority Business Empowerment Summit

9-10a.m. Intercessory Prayer Meeting

9-10:30 Meet & Greet with Gov. Mike Johanns of Nebraska

9:30-11 a.m. Brunch honoring the Senate Banking Committee & the House Financial Services Committee
7 - 10 a.m. American Morning

10 - 11 a.m. CNN Live Today
12-4 p.m.
12-2 p.m. Delegate screening "George W. Bush: Faith in the White House"

12:30-2 p.m. "Lunch with a Vue" luncheon

2-6 p.m. GOPAC Grassroots training seminar/forum

2-4 p.m. "A Welcome to Chinatown" luncheon and reception

2:30-3:30p.m. Grace at the Table: A Service of Prayer for Hungry People
Noon - 1 p.m. News From CNN

3 - 4:30 p.m. Inside Politics
NY Metro Area Postal Unions Rally at the main demonstration area at 8th Avenue and 31st Street, 2-5p.m.
4 p.m.
President Bush addresses the 2004 Farm Progress Show in Alleman, Iowa
4-6p.m. Coburn For Senate Committee reception

4-6 p.m. Reception honoring all elected Republican women and the Turkish Consul General
4:30 - 5 p.m. Crossfire
5 p.m.
5 - 6 p.m. Wolf Blitzer Reports
"NARAL Pro-choice America" protest at Union Square Park - North Plaza, 5-8pm.
6 p.m.
6-8 p.m. "Ronald Reagan Tribute with Ambassador Alan Keyes" reception
6 - 7 p.m. Lou Dobbs Tonight
7 p.m.
7 p.m. RNC evening session begins at 7 p.m.with the call to order by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson of Texas

7:03 p.m. National Anthem sung by Gracie Rosenberger of Nashville, Tennessee

7:05 p.m. Presentation of colors by Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion and Americans Veterans

7:06 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance led by Carmen Bermudez from Tucson, Arizona

7:10 p.m. Invocation led by Greg Laurie from Riverside, California

7:15 p.m. MTV "Stand Up and Holla," winner Princella Smith addresses the convention

7:20 p.m. Rolling delegate roll call, beginning with New Jersey
7-12 p.m. "Brooklyn Carnival Convention Party"

7-8:30 p.m. "The Right Stuff - Conservative Comedy Show"
7 - 8 p.m. Anderson Cooper 360: Convention Edition
8 p.m.
8:05 p.m. Senator Elizabeth Dole of North Carolina addresses the convention

8:15 p.m. Kentucky Rep. Anne Northup addresses the convention

8:35 p.m. Dana Glover performs

8:45 p.m. Miss America 2003 Erika Harold addresses the convention

8:55 p.m. Stephen McDonald of New York addresses the convention
8-11 p.m. Tribute to Ronald Reagan
8 - 11 p.m. America Votes 2004: The Republican National Convention
9 p.m.
9:30 p.m. President Bush visits a family-style picnic in North Middleton Township, Pennsylvania
9:05 p.m. Senator Sam Brownback of Kansas addresses the convention

9:15 p.m. Jaci Velasquez performes

9:25 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist from Tennessee addresses the convention

9:45 p.m. Elisabeth Hasselbeck addresses the convention

9:55 p.m. Secretary of Education Rod Paige addresses the convention
9 - 10 p.m. Larry King Live at The Republican National Convention
10 p.m.
10:05 p.m. Maryland Lieutenant Governor Michale Steele addresses the conference

10:15 p.m. Daize Shayne performs

10:25 p.m. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger addresses the convention

10:45 p.m. First Lady Laura Bush addresses the convention
10-2 p.m. "Cirque de New York" reception, tribute reception honoring Arab-American Republican elected officials
11 p.m.
The Harlem Boys Choir performs

Hineni New York founder Rebetzin Jungreis delivers the benediction
11-2 p.m. Young Republicans "YR's at the Taj" after party
11 p.m. - midnight Newsnight: Republican Convention Edition

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