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The Candidates:
• George W. Bush
• John Kerry
• Ralph Nader
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Thursday, September 2, 2004

The last day of the 2004 Republican National Convention officially begins at 7 p.m. The following is a tentative schedule subject to change. (Full event schedule grid)

NOTE: All Times Eastern

7 - 11 p.m.
• 7:45 p.m. Rep. Henry Bonilla of Texas, deputy convention co-chairman, opens the session
• 7:48 p.m. The New York Port Authority present the Colors
• 7:50 p.m. Olympic gold medal gymnasts Mary Lou Retton and Kerri Strug lead Pledge of Allegiance
• 7:52 p.m. Nicole Mullen of Nashville, Tennessee, sings National Anthem
• 7:55 p.m. Bishop Keith Butler of Southfield, Michigan, delivers invocation.
• 8 p.m. Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Hall of Famer Lynn Swann addresses the convention
• 8:15 p.m. Olympic gold medal figure skater Dorothy Hamill addresses the convention
• 8:30 p.m. The Honorable Michael Williams of Texas addresses the convention
• Donnie McClurkin performs
• 9 p.m. Michael Smith performs
• 9:15 p.m. New York Gov. George Pataki addresses the convention
• 10 p.m. President George W. Bush addresses the convention
• 11:10 p.m. Cardinal Edward Egan, Roman Catholic archbishop of New York, delivers benediction
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