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The Republican National Convention #657814

CNN Special for Tuesday, Aug 13, 1996

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Live CNN coverage and analysis of the 1996 Republican National Convention with Bernard Shaw (CNN) and Judy Woodruff (CNN), including speeches by: -- Sen. Bill Frist -- Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson -- Michigan Governor John Engler -- Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge -- victim's rights leader Jan Licence -- Rep. Newt Gingrich -- New Jersey Governor Christine Whitman -- Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison -- Rep. J.C. Watts -- Rep. John Kasich -- Rep. Susan Molinari

  • Opening ceremonies with RNC Co-Chairman George W. Bush, including the national anthem sung by Patty Cabrera.
  • Analysis includes a "Capital Gang" discussion with Al Hunt of the "Wall Street Journal", Robert Novak of the "Chicago Sun- Times", syndicated columnist Mark Shields, William Bennett of Empower America, and Margaret Carlson of "Time".
  • Live interviews with Arizona delegate Myrna Udall, Idaho delegate Bill Morris, former pro football player Jim Brown, Washington delegate David Welch, North Carolina delegate Mary Summa, Ann Stone of Republicans for Choice, conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly, Gingrich press secretary Tony Blankley, Springfield (Ohio) residents Gary Shelton, Thomas Selden, Rebekah Conley, Jean Curtin, Anthony Pennington, John Miller, Michael Pierson, and unidentified others, Gingrich, New York Governor George Pataki, Rep. Susan Molinari, former Rep. Guy Molinari, New Hampshire delegate Pat Kruger, Texas Governor George W. Bush, Jeb Bush, former Rep. Bob Michel, and Robin Dole.
  • Taped segment with Brooks Jackson (CNN), Republican Convention Manager William Greener, California delegate Rosario Marin, Republican media advisor Michael Deaver, and unidentified others.

  • Reporter(s):
    Bierbauer, Charles;
    Bode, Ken;
    Chideya, Farai;
    Crowley, Candy;
    Fitzpatrick, Kellyanne;
    Franken, Bob;
    Gaskins, Yolanda;
    Jackson, Brooks;
    Meserve, Jeanne;
    Morton, Bruce;
    Randall, Gene;
    Schneider, William;
    Sesno, Frank

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