Monday: Opening night, with theme of "The Kerry-Edwards Plan for America's Future." Speakers to outline the ticket's plans for the economy, health care and strengthening the country. Featured speaker: former President Bill Clinton, who will be introduced by Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Tuesday: Theme of "A Lifetime of Service and Strength," focusing on John Kerry's and John Edwards' sense of duty to country. Featured speakers: Illinois Senate candidate Barack Obama will give keynote address; Teresa Heinz Kerry will speak about her husband; Ron Reagan will speak on stem cell research.
Wednesday: Kerry to be formally nominated. Theme will be "A Stronger, More Secure America," focusing on homeland security. Featured speakers: congressional candidate and retired Marine Lt. Col. Steve Bozak; John Edwards will deliver a speech.
Thursday: Kerry to accept the nomination, outline his plans. Theme will be "Stronger at Home, Respected in the World." Kerry's military career will be highlighted, and various speakers will voice support for Kerry, including former Sen. Max Cleland; Kerry's former Vietnam crewmates; Kerry's daughters, Alexandra and Vanessa; and his stepsons, Chris and Andre Heinz.
C-SPAN will provide live, gavel-to-gavel coverage of the convention unedited, without commentary or commercials. An on-demand, searchable video archive of campaign and convention programming, along with other information, can be found at www.C-SPAN.org.
If you have a computer with a media player (or are an AOL subscriber), you can sign onto www.ABCNEWS.com for more coverage. Access is free for AOL subscribers, while others have to pay or sign up for a trial period.
www.CBSNews.com will provide live, gavel-to-gavel Webcasts of all sessions along with an on-demand video library of major events and proceedings.
On PBS Jim Lehrer will anchor coverage from 8 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
MSNBC's schedule: "Hardball with Chris Matthews," live from Boston, 6 to 8 p.m.; "Countdown With Keith Olbermann," 8 to 9 p.m.; "Hardball: Battle for the White House," live coverage anchored by Matthews, 9 p.m. to midnight; and "Convention After Hours," live late-night coverage anchored by Joe Scarborough and Ron Reagan, midnight to 2 a.m. Information also will be available at www.Politics.MSNBC.com.
On CNN coverage with Blitzer, Woodruff, Brown, King, Greenfield and
Schneider will air from 8 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
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