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Thursday night DNC schedule

CHARLOTTE, N.C. 2012 Democratic National Convention Podium Schedule

Thursday, September 6, 2012

"Americans Coming Together"

Time shown as local – Charlotte, North Carolina, EDT

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM (LOCAL)

Remarks

The Honorable Kay Hagan

Member of the US Senate, North Carolina

The Honorable Walter Dalton

Lieutenant Governor, North Carolina

The Honorable G.K. Butterfield

Member of the US House of Representatives, North Carolina

The Honorable David Price

Member of the US House of Representatives, North Carolina

The Honorable Mel L. Watt

Member of the US House of Representatives, North Carolina

Remarks

James Rogers

CEO Duke Energy

Live Performance

James Taylor

Singer/Songwriter

Call to Order

The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa

Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee

Mayor of Los Angeles, California

Invocation

Reverend Gabriel Salguero

President, National Latino Evangelical Coalition

Presentation of Colors

American Legion Post 400 of Charlotte, North Carolina

Darrell B. Bonapart, Joe Michalic, Robert E. Welch, Marvin R. Weber

Pledge of Allegiance

National Anthem

Marc Anthony

Singer/Songwriter

Progress for People Video: Seniors

American Voices Remarks

Carol Berman

Remarks

The Honorable Donna F. Edwards

Member of the US House of Representatives, Maryland

The Honorable Barney Frank

Member of the US House of Representatives, Massachusetts

In Memoriam Video and Remarks

The Honorable Harvey Gantt

Former Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (LOCAL)

The Honorable John Lewis

Member of the US House of Representatives, Georgia

Stronger Together Video: Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

American Voices

Jason Crow

Live Performance

Mary J. Blige

Singer/Songwriter

Remarks

The Honorable Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Chair of the Democratic National Committee

Member of the US House of Representatives, Florida

The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa

Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee

Mayor of Los Angeles, California

The Honorable Tammy Baldwin

Candidate for US Senate, Wisconsin

Member of the US House of Representatives, Wisconsin

The Honorable Michael Nutter

Mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Stay Stronger Together Video: Marriage Equality

American Voices Remarks

Zach Wahls

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (LOCAL)

Jim Messina

Campaign Manager, Obama for America

American Heroes Video: Auto Workers

American Voices

Kenyetta Jones, Ryan Case, Ed Meagher, Martha Figueroa, Lucas Beenken, Rob Hach

Vice Presidential Nomination Intro

The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa

Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee

Mayor of Los Angeles, California

Nominating Remarks

Beau Biden

Attorney General of Delaware and Son of Vice President Joe Biden

Vote by Acclamation

Live Performance

Foo Fighters

Band

Remarks

The Honorable James E. Clyburn

Assistant Democratic Leader and Member of the US House of Representatives, South Carolina

Scarlett Johansson and Kerry Washington

Actresses

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (LOCAL)

Remarks

Caroline Kennedy

Author and Attorney

The Honorable Xavier Becerra

Democratic Caucus Vice Chair and Member of the US House of Representatives, California

The Honorable Jennifer Granholm

Former Governor of Michigan

Eva Longoria

Actress

The Honorable Brian Schweitzer

Governor of Montana

The Honorable Charlie Crist, Jr.

Former Governor of Florida

Remarks

The Honorable John Kerry

Member of the US Senate, Massachusetts

9:00 PM – 10:00 PM (LOCAL)

Video: Veterans

Remarks

Admiral John B. Nathman

United States Navy, Retired

Introductory Remarks

Angie Flores

Remarks

Dr. Jill Biden

Second Lady of the United States

Vice President Joe Biden Video

Remarks

The Honorable Joe Biden

Vice President of the United States

10:00 PM – 11:00 PM (LOCAL)

Video and Remarks

The Honorable Dick Durbin

Member of the US Senate, Illinois

President Barack Obama Video

Remarks

Barack Obama

President of the United States

Celebration

Benediction

His Eminence Timothy Dolan

Roman Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop of New York

Retire Colors

Adjournment

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