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The Republican National Convention #885953

PBS Special for Thursday, Aug 15, 1996

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Live PBS coverage and analysis of the 1996 Republican National Convention with Jim Lehrer (PBS), including speeches by: -- New Hampshire Governor Steve Merrill -- Jeff Kemp (Jack Kemp's son) -- Jack Kemp -- Robert Dole

  • Analysis includes the participation of syndicated columnist Mark Shields, Paul Gigot of the "Wall Street Journal", presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, author/journalist Haynes Johnson, William Kristol of "The Weekly Standard", presidential historian Michael Beschloss, and author William Safire.
  • Live interviews with Andrew Kohut of the Pew Research Center, Dole-Kemp media strategist Don Sipple, Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour, Convention Communications Chair Michael Deaver, campaign media stategist Mike Murphy, campaign finance advisor Julie Finley, Sen. Fred Thompson, California delegate Cathy Bennett-Warner, Ohio delegate Dan Brennan, and Dole-Kemp Campaign Policy Director Dennis Shea.

  • Reporter(s):
    Bloom, David;
    Farnsworth, Elizabeth;
    Hunter-Gault, Charlayne;
    Ifill, Gwen

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