This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Aaron Brown) "The Whip" introduced.
(Convention floor: Jeff Greenfield, Candy Crowley, John King) An overview of the evening's events at the Democratic National Convention presented & discussed; details given about the speeches from Senator John Kerry's wife Teresa Heinz Kerry, Senator Edward Kennedy & Illinois senatorial candidate Barack Obama, who gave a great keynote speech & of the speeches coverage of the war in Iraq & the prosecution of the war by President Bush's administration.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Excerpts from tonight's speeches at the Democratic National Convention presented. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - speaks against the administration for making us less secure.] [Former presidential candidate Howard DEAN - jokes about his reception; says we will reclaim the American dream.] [Illinois senatorial candidate Barack OBAMA - speaks about the war in America, the "united states" of America with one people pledging allegiance.] [Former President Ronald Reagan son Ron REAGAN - speaks about the political opposition to stem cell research.] [Wife Teresa HEINZ KERRY - speaks about her husband's medals & his putting his life on the line.]
(Studio: Aaron Brown) A "Brown Table" discussion held with "Wall Street Journal"'s John Harwood, Washingtonpost.com's Terry Neal & "Boston Globe"'s Nina Easton about the convention. [At the convention, EASTON, HARWOOD, NEAL - comment on the speeches tonight by the "European actress" Teresa, by Obama, a member of the new generation of blacks, by Kennedy & how the news media will cover the convention, which has a small TV audience.]
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.
(Boston: Dana Bash) The multiple platforms of the Democratic Party examined; platform excerpt on the war in Iraq quoted. [DNC delegates Scholmit AUCIELLO, Aileen GUENTHER, Mark WEPRIN, Rich GOTTFRIED, former presidential candidate Howard DEAN - comment on the platform & Iraq war.] [RNC chairman Ed GILLESPIE- raises questions about the Democratic platform.] The question of the differences of Senator John Kerry & President Bush on the war in Iraq discussed.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Scenes shown from inside & outside the Democratic National Convention center in Boston. Live interview held with conservative radio talk show host Laura Ingraham about the convention. [From Boston, INGRAHAM - comments on Illinois senatorial candidate Barack Obama, the politics of division from the Democratic Party, the cultural arguments in the country; talks about the war in Iraq & the can-do mentality of the soldiers overseas.]
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.
(Boston: Jeff Greenfield) The bigger picture of women in American politics examined; statistics cited on women in Congress, governorships & statewide offices. [In 1984, vice presidential candidate Geraldine FERRARO - speaks about America as the dream can come true.] [Governor Janet NAPOLITANO - talks about more women running for office.] [Center for American Women & Politics Debbie WALSH†- says fewer women are running.]
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with political author Joe Klein about tonight's Democratic National Convention. [KLEIN - recalls the 1984 Democratic Convention; comments on the speech by Ron Reagan on the "social wedge" issue of stem cell research; outlines what vice presidential candidate Senator John Edwards will do in his speech tomorrow.]
(Studio: Aaron Brown) A look ahead to the third day of the Democratic National Convention presented. [Senator John EDWARDS - campaigns.] [Pennsylvania Governor Ed RENDELL- speaks about Edwards.] [President BUSH - speaks about the vote.]
(Studio: Aaron Brown; convention floor: Kelly Wallace) What is happening at the Fleet Center after tonight's speeches & how the night compared to last night discussed; details given about the reaction to Illinois senatorial candidate Barack Obama.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The indictment of a major Islamic charity for funnelling money to Hamas; the judge's decision to push back the start of the Michael Jackson trial & NASA's approval of a new design for space shuttle fuel tanks due to the breakup of the shuttle Columbia reported.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The headlines of today's morning newspapers presented; front pages shown from the papers from the "International Herald Tribune"; Washington, DC, Detroit, Hartford, Connecticut; Philadelphia, Miami, Nebraska & Chicago.