Day 2 Dem convention: Meryl Streep, Lena Dunham, America Ferrera
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PHILADELPHIA – Former President Bill Clinton is the keynote speaker on Tuesday night, when Hillary Clinton officially becomes the Democratic Party nominee after a roll call of states.
DNCC Announces Second Night Program for Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA – The Democratic National Convention Committeeannounced the program for the second day of the Democratic National Convention being held in Philadelphia.
In Philadelphia, Democrats are laying out the clear stakes in this election – a choice between building walls and tearing people down or an optimistic unifying vision where everyone has a role to play in building our future.
On Tuesday night, Democrats will highlight Hillary Clinton’s lifetime of fighting for children and families. No matter the odds, Hillary has spent her life fighting for children, families and those who have been forgotten and left behind. And she has a long record of getting things done and delivering results. She’s a change maker, who looks for ways to make a difference in people’s lives every day.
The program is listed below:
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (EDT)
Call to Order
U.S. Representative and Convention Chair Marcia Fudge
Dr. Ima Sherman Jackson
Presentation of Colors
Colonel Charles Young
American Legion Post 682
Pledge of Allegiance
Timmy Kelly is from Pennsylvania and sang the National Anthem at the campaign launch in New York.
Former U.S. Senator Tom Harkin
Senator Harkin will speak on the 26th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a law he wrote and helped pass.
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes
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Roger Simon: Hillary Clinton needs a good week
Throwback: The 2012 Illinois Democratic convention roll call
Illinois roll call: Hillary pal Betsy Ebeling, Clem Balanoff
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5:00 – 7:00 PM (EDT)
Nominating Speeches and Roll Call Vote
Governor Terry McAuliffe
7:00 – 10:00 PM (EDT)
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic Women of the House
Remarks introducing Video Message
Former State Senator Jason Carter
Video Message from President Jimmy Carter
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer
Host for the evening: Actress Elizabeth Banks
FIGHTS OF HER LIFE: KIDS AND FAMILIES
Thaddeus is a child advocate social worker in Philadelphia
Dynah is a lawyer who works for a disability rights organization
Kate is a staff attorney at the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia
Anton founded and runs a non-profit community group that strives to bring awareness and educate youth on gun violence
Dustin is a 5th grade teacher in Arkansas
Daniele and Mark Mellott’s adoption of their son was made possible through the 1997 Adoption and Safe Families Act that Hillary championed as First Lady.
Jelani grew up in foster care and is a former intern in Hillary Clinton’s Senate office. Since receiving his law degree, he has worked to bring opportunity to kids at risk.
Democratic National Committee Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation Donna Brazile
Eagle Academy Principal and Students
As a senator, Hillary Clinton supported the creation of the Eagle Academy to educate at-risk youth in New York City.
FIGHTS OF HER LIFE: SOCIAL JUSTICE
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder
Pittsburgh Chief of Police Cameron McLay
Actor Tony Goldwyn
Mothers of the Movement
Sybrina Fulton, Geneva Reed-Veal, Lucy McBath, Gwen Carr, Cleopatra Pendelton, Maria Hamilton, Lezley McSpadden, and Wanda Johnson
FIGHTS OF HER LIFE: WOMEN AND FAMILIES
President of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund Cecile Richards
Actresses America Fererra and Lena Dunham
Mayor of Columbia (SC) Steve Benjamin
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer
FIGHTS OF HER LIFE: STANDING UP FOR 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS & SURVIVORS
Introduction by Actress Debra Messing
Joe was a detective with the NYPD on September 11, 2001. When the towers were hit, he rushed down to the World Trade Center and began digging through the rubble for survivors.
Lauren spent more than 6 months in the hospital after 9/11 recovering from severe burns. As senator, Hillary Clinton helped Lauren get the care she needed.Remarks
U.S. Representative Joseph CrowleyFIGHTS OF HER LIFE: HEALTH CAREIntroduction of Speaker
Actress Erika AlexanderRemarks
Ryan has spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia dwarfism and has known Hillary Clinton since 1994 when they met during the fight for health care reform. Ryan has stayed in contact with Hillary ever since.
Former Governor of Vermont Howard Dean
FIGHTS OF HER LIFE: SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar
Sex Trafficking Survivor & Advocate
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
10:00 – 11:00 PM (EDT)
President Bill Clinton
Introduction of Film
Actress Meryl Streep