Republican Convention Preparations

Convention officials unveiled the podium and stage for the 2008 Republican National Convention in the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul,… read more

Convention officials unveiled the podium and stage for the 2008 Republican National Convention in the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. They highlighted the stage as the lowest ever, being close to the people, and the video screen as being exceptionally large and the first high definition screen used at a convention. They responded to questions from reporters. Among other topics, Maria Cino said that while contingency plans have been made, the schedule has not been changed due to the approach of Hurricane Gustav to Louisiana. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Maria Cino President and CEO Republican National Committee->Committee on Arrangements
  • Greg Lane General Contractor Republican National Committee->Committee on Arrangements
  • Michael "Mike" V. Miller Director Republican National Committee->Convention Operations, Media Operations, Production and Official Proceedings
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Republican Convention Preparations

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Program ID:
280789-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
First Aired:
Aug 29, 2008

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  • Aug 29, 2008 | 7:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 29, 2008 | 7:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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