4:00 pm  Call to Order
The Honorable Bill Richardson
Governor of New Mexico
Permanent Chair, Democratic National Convention

The Reverend Ernest "Gunny" Branch
Sermon on the Mount, Baptist Church, Roxbury, Massachusetts

Presentation of Colors

Pledge of Allegiance
Steve Daniels
Carl Junction, Missouri

National Anthem
Jim Garrity
President, Local Firefighters Union 1691
Boston, Massachusetts

Platform Approval

Representative Robert Matsui
U.S. House of Representatives, California

Lois Murphy
Candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania

The Honorable Allyson Schwartz
Pennsylvania State Senate
Candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania

Jim Stork
Candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, Florida

Patty Wetterling
Candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, Minnesota

Elizabeth Cavendish
Interim President, NARAL Pro-Choice America

The Honorable John Tanner
 U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee

The Honorable Linda Sanchez
U.S. House of Representatives, California

The Honorable Nita Lowey
U.S. House of Representatives, New York

The Honorable Diana DeGette
U.S. House of Representatives, Colorado

The Honorable Earl Blumenauer
U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon

The Honorable Jon Corzine
United States Senate, New Jersey

The Honorable Nancy Farmer
Treasurer of Missouri
Candidate for the United States Senate, Missouri

In Memoriam

The Honorable Tom Carper
United States Senate, Delaware

The Honorable Adam Smith
U.S. House of Representatives, Washington

The Honorable Jesse Jackson, Jr.
U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois

Deb Callahan
President, League of Cbnservation Voters

David Passafaro
President, Boston 2004 Host Committee

The Honorable Douglas Palmer
Mayor of Trenton, New Jersey

James Hoffa
President, International Brotherhood of Teamsters

The Honorable Joe Manchin III
Secretary of State, West Virginia
Candidate for Governor, West Virginia

The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius
Governor of Kansas

Denise Stokes
AIDS Educational Consultant
Ellenwood, Georgia

The Honorable Donald Plusquellic
Mayor of Akron, Ohio

The Honorable John Baldacci
Governor of Maine

The Honorable Diane Denish
Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico

The Honorable Jeff Bingaman
United States Senator, New Mexico

Performance by Peter, Paul and Mary

Reg Weaver
President, National Education Association

The Honorable John Dingell
U.S. House of Representatives, Michigan

The Honorable Kwame Kilpatrick
Mayor of Detroit, Michigan

7:00 pm  Gavel In by "Gavel In" Contest Winners
Kristen Turner, age 13, Boston, Massachusetts
Steven Ruperto, age 18, Moon, Pennsylvania

Kids for Kerry
Representatives from Kids for Kerry, Boston chapter
Nubia Smith Whitaker, age 12, will speak on their behalf

Benjamin McKenzie
Actor, "The O.C."

City Youth Dance Ensemble

Tribute to Fannie Lou Hamer
Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee

The Honorable Bennie Thompson
U.S. House of Representatives, Mississippi

Dr. Maya Angelou
Poet and Activist

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Members

Freedom Singers: "This Little Light of Mine"

The Honorable Mike Honda
U.S. House of Representatives, California

The Reverend Dr. James Forbes
Senior Minister, Riverside Church, New York, New York

Gavel to Order
The Honorable Jeanne Shaheen
Former Governor of New Hampshire

National Anthem via satellite from the Tohono O'odham Nation, Arizona
Michael Enis and Alicia Chiles
The anthem will be sung in the traditional Tohono O'odham language

The Honorable Edward Kennedy
United States Senator, Massachusetts
Honorary Chair, Democratic National Committee

Satellite feed from Chicago, Illinois

The Honorable Richard Gephardt
U.S. House of Representatives, Missouri

The Honorable Tom Daschle
United States Senate, South Dakota
Democratic Leader

Satellite feed from Des Moines, Iowa

The Honorable Carol Moseley-Braun
Former United States Senator, Illinois

9:00 pm  The Honorable Howard Dean
Former Governor of Vermont

Satellite from the Tohono O'odham Nation, Arizona

Christie Vilsack
First Lady of Iowa

The Honorable Janet Napolitano
Governor of Arizona

The Honorable Richard Durbin
United States Senator, Illinois

Keynote Speaker
Barack Obama
Candidate for the United States Senate, Illinois

Satellite feed from Chicago, Illinois

The Honorable Jim Langevin
U.S. House of Representatives, Rhode Island

Ron Reagan

Kids for Kerry Founder Ilana Wexler
Age 12
Oakland, California

Performance by Children's Voices of Greater Boston

Chris Heinz

Teresa Heinz Kerry


Imam Yahya Hendi
Muslim Chaplin, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.