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Preliminary Schedule for Democratic National Convention

MONDAY, AUG. 25

5:00PM EDT


Rules, Credentials and Platform to be finished by 7PM EDT

7:00PM EDT
Biographical Messages on Senator Barack Obama

8:00PM EDT
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Journey for Change)
President Jimmy Carter
Senator Claire McCaskill
Mayor John Hickenlooper, Denver
Maya Soetoro-Ng Mya (Obama’s sister)

9:00 PM EDT
Senator Ted Kennedy Tribute - Video
Caroline Kennedy

10:00PM EDT
Republican for Obama
Craig Robinson introduces his sister Michelle Obama
Obama remote live into Convention

TUESDAY, AUG. 26

6:00PM EDT
House Programming

7:00PM EDT Economy – “Policy that got us where we are.”
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, KS, convention co-chair, “GROWING THE ECONOMY”
Gov. Janet Napolitano, AZ, convention co-chair, “GROWING THE ECONOMY”

Gov. Ted Strickland (D) OH. “BUSH FAILED POLICIES”
Gov. Ed Rendell (D) PA. “BUSH FAILED POLICIES”

Gov. Deval Patrick (D) MA. “OBAMA’S ECONOMIC POLICIES”
Sen. Bob Casey Jr., PA. “OBAMA’S ECONOMIC POLICIES”

Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D) MT. “OBAMA ENERGY POLICY.”
Federico Pena, Fmr Energy Sec. “OBAMA ENERGY POLICY.”

8:00PM EDT
Women of the Senate
Sen. Chris Dodd, CT

9:00PM EDT
Al Gore
Libby Ledbetter

10:00PMEDT
Fmr. Gov. Mark Warner, VA. Keynote address
Senator Clinton Video
Clinton introduces her mother
Sen. Hillary Clinton, NY. “Headline Prime Time speaker”
Possible Obama remote live into convention

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26

5:30PM EDT
Roll Call (6:30-7:30PM EDT Obama Named Nominee)

7:30PM EDT
Presentation of Women of the House
Mayor Richard Daly, Chicago

8:00PM EDT Strong National Security Theme
Foreign Policy
Energy

9:00PM EDT
Fmr. Sen. Tom Daschle, SD
Sen. Joe Biden, MD
Gov. Bill Richardson, NM
President Bill Clinton

10:00PM EDT
Video on Veterans –
Sen. Jim Webb, VA
Tammy Duckworth, IL Dept of Veterans Affairs
VP Candidate
Obama remote live into convention

THURSDAY, AUG. 28

7:00PM EDT
Rep. John Lewis, GA introduces Martin Luther King Tribute Video and Martin Luther King III

8:00PM EDT
Musical Performance

9:55PM EDT
Sen. Dick Durbin, IL introduces Obama’s Video

10:00PM EDT
Obama Video
Obama Acceptance Speech (35 -40 minutes)
Fireworks
Barack, Michelle, VP, Mrs. VP all at podium

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