Democratic Convention Evening Session

On the final day of the Democratic National Convention at the United Center in Chicago, IL, party leaders, legislators and others talked… read more

On the final day of the Democratic National Convention at the United Center in Chicago, IL, party leaders, legislators and others talked about the Clinton presidential candidacy and his ability as a leader. Following a video tribute, President Clinton spoke about tax credits for education, volunteer reading tutors to combat illiteracy, health insurance protection, and wire-tapping.

The program included musical interludes and video tributes. Among the musical performances were Emmy Lou Harris singing “My Old Friend Abraham” and Jessye Norman singing “America the Beautiful.” Other music included Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.,” Fleetwood Mac’s “Don’t Stop Thinkin' About Tomorrow,” and “Macarena.” Following a speech by Senator Ted Kennedy, Harry Carey led the crowd in a rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.” close

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Democratic Convention Evening Session

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Program ID:
74615-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Convention
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Aug 29, 1996
Last Aired:
Sep 2, 2004

Airing Details

  • Aug 29, 1996 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 30, 1996 | 4:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 30, 1996 | 5:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 30, 1996 | 4:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 1996 | 1:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 01, 1996 | 1:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 02, 1996 | 9:05pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 03, 1996 | 3:06am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 06, 2000 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 29, 2004 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 29, 2004 | 9:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2004 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2004 | 9:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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