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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

11:30 a.m. Bush attends a prayer service
8 a.m. Louisiana / South Carolina / Virginia delegations event

Washington / West Virginia delegations event

Nevada / Wyoming delegations event

Missouri / Kentucky / District of Columbia delegations event

New Hampshire delegation event

Delaware / Utah delegations event

Wisconsin delegation event

9 a.m. Michigan delegation event

Arizona delegation event

Oregon delegation event

Maine delegation event

10 a.m. Minnesota delegation event

Ohio / California / Oklahoma delegations event

RNC daily convention briefing

10:30 a.m. Iowa/North Carolina delegations event

10 - 11:30 a.m. New Hampshire delegation Champagne brunch
7 - 10 a.m. American Morning

10 - 11 a.m. CNN Live Today
10 a.m. - noon Authors symposium hosted by the Republican National Committee

10 a.m. "Republican Perspectives: September 11, Global Responsibility and the Challenge of Anti-Americanism" forum, hosted by the American Jewish Committee

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Republican National Committee Catholic Outreach initiative event, featuring RNC Chairman Ed Gillespie
7 a.m. "Vietnam Veterans Against the War" demonstration in Union Square Park

8 - 9:30 a.m. "New York City History Day," hosted by The New York Host Committee 2004 and The History Channel. Speakers include Lynne Cheney and Mayor Edward Koch

9:30 a.m. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist rings the opening bell at the NYSE

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. "Westboro Baptist Church" demonstration around 30th Street and Eighth Avenue
12-4 p.m.
12:45 p.m. Bush tours Madison Square Garden and Penn Station
noon - 2 p.m. SBC luncheon honoring House Speaker Dennis Hastert

noon - 1:30 p.m. Target Corp. luncheon honoring House Majority Whip Roy Blunt
Noon - 1 p.m. News From CNN

3 - 4:30 p.m. Inside Politics
noon "George W. Bush: Faith in the White House" film screening

3 - 6 p.m. "Victory 2004 Celebration" event, hosted by the Republican Jewish Coalition
1 - 4 p.m. "IAC and Act Now to Stop War and End Racism Coalition" demonstration at 30th Street and Eighth Avenue

2 - 6 p.m. "The One People's Project" protest at Tompkins Square Park
4 p.m.
4 - 6 p.m. Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn fund-raiser
4:30 - 5 p.m. Crossfire
5 p.m.
5:35 p.m. Cheney addresses the Republican Jewish Coalition
5 - 7 p.m. Salute to Jack Valenti, hosted by Oregon Sen. Gordon Smith
5 - 6 p.m. Wolf Blitzer Reports
5 p.m. The Club for Growth salutes Sen. Zell Miller

5 - 7 p.m. The National Association of Homebuilders reception

5 - 7:30 p.m. "Pataki's Pass" event at Madame Tussaudís

5 p.m. "Rocks the Planet in Times Square" event, hosted by the Republican Governors Association
6 p.m.
6 - 7 p.m. Lou Dobbs Tonight
6 - 7:30 p.m. Pre-session reception, hosted by the Republican National Committee
7 p.m.
President George W. Bush addresses the RNC between 7:45 - 11:15 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.
7 - 8 p.m. Anderson Cooper 360: Convention Edition
8 p.m.
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
8 - 11 p.m. America Votes 2004: The Republican National Convention
8 p.m. - 1 a.m. The Texas Nights Salute
9 p.m.
9 p.m. Michael Smith performs

9:15 p.m. New York Gov. George Pataki addresses the convention
9 - 10 p.m. Larry King Live at The Republican National Convention
9 p.m. - 2 a.m. Time Warner event honoring New York Rep. Thomas Reynolds
10 p.m.
10 p.m. Bush addresses the RNC
10 p.m. President George W. Bush addresses the convention
10 p.m. - 3 a.m. "Best Little Warehouse" party

10:30 p.m. - 4 a.m. "A Late Night Blues" event honoring GOP leadership
11 p.m.
12:40 a.m. Bush leaves New York for Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
11:10 p.m. Cardinal Edward Egan, Roman Catholic archbishop of New York, delivers benediction
11 p.m. - midnight Newsnight: Republican Convention Edition
11 p.m. "Next Generation Convention Party"

11 p.m. - 2 a.m. "New York Farewell Party," hosted by the Republican National Committee

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