DNC Podium Schedule 9/6/12

September 6, 2012 4:36 pm
2012 Democratic National Convention Podium Schedule
Thursday, September 6, 2012
“Americans Coming Together”
Time shown as local – Charlotte, North Carolina, EDT
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM (LOCAL)
 
Remarks
The Honorable Kay Hagan
Member of the US Senate, North Carolina
The Honorable Walter Dalton
Lieutenant Governor, North Carolina
The Honorable G.K. Butterfield
Member of the US House of Representatives, North Carolina
The Honorable David Price
Member of the US House of Representatives, North Carolina
The Honorable Mel L. Watt
Member of the US House of Representatives, North Carolina
 
Remarks
James Rogers
CEO Duke Energy
 
Live Performance
James Taylor
Singer/Songwriter
 
Call to Order
The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa
Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee
Mayor of Los Angeles, California
 
Invocation
Reverend Gabriel Salguero
President, National Latino Evangelical Coalition
 
Presentation of Colors
American Legion Post 400 of Charlotte, North Carolina
Darrell B. Bonapart, Joe Michalic, Robert E. Welch, Marvin R. Weber
 
Pledge of Allegiance
 
National Anthem
Marc Anthony
Singer/Songwriter
 
Progress for People Video: Seniors
 
American Voices Remarks
Carol Berman
 
Remarks
The Honorable Donna F. Edwards
Member of the US House of Representatives, Maryland
The Honorable Barney Frank
Member of the US House of Representatives, Massachusetts
 
In Memoriam Video and Remarks
The Honorable Harvey Gantt
Former Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina
 
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (LOCAL)
 
The Honorable John Lewis
Member of the US House of Representatives, Georgia
 
Stronger Together Video: Don’t Ask Don’t Tell
American Voices
Jason Crow
 
Live Performance
Mary J. Blige
Singer/Songwriter
Remarks
The Honorable Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Chair of the Democratic National Committee
Member of the US House of Representatives, Florida
The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa
Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee
Mayor of Los Angeles, California
The Honorable Tammy Baldwin
Candidate for US Senate, Wisconsin
Member of the US House of Representatives, Wisconsin
The Honorable Michael Nutter
Mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Stay Stronger Together Video: Marriage Equality
 
American Voices Remarks
Zach Wahls
 
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (LOCAL)
 
Jim Messina
Campaign Manager, Obama for America
American Heroes Video: Auto Workers
 
American Voices
Kenyetta Jones, Ryan Case, Ed Meagher, Martha Figueroa, Lucas Beenken, Rob Hach
 
Vice Presidential Nomination Intro
The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa
Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee
Mayor of Los Angeles, California
 
Nominating Remarks
Beau Biden
Attorney General of Delaware and Son of Vice President Joe Biden
 
Vote by Acclamation
 
Live Performance
Foo Fighters
Band
 
Remarks
The Honorable James E. Clyburn
Assistant Democratic Leader and Member of the US House of Representatives, South Carolina
Scarlett Johansson and Kerry Washington
Actresses
 
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (LOCAL)
 
Remarks
Caroline Kennedy
Author and Attorney
The Honorable Xavier Becerra
Democratic Caucus Vice Chair and Member of the US House of Representatives, California
The Honorable Jennifer Granholm
Former Governor of Michigan
Eva Longoria
Actress
The Honorable Brian Schweitzer
Governor of Montana
The Honorable Charlie Crist, Jr.
Former Governor of Florida
Remarks
The Honorable John Kerry
Member of the US Senate, Massachusetts
 
9:00 PM – 10:00 PM (LOCAL)
 
Video: Veterans
 
Remarks
Admiral John B. Nathman
United States Navy, Retired
 
Introductory Remarks
Angie Flores
 
Remarks
Dr. Jill Biden
Second Lady of the United States
 
Vice President Joe Biden Video
 
Remarks
The Honorable Joe Biden
Vice President of the United States
 
10:00 PM – 11:00 PM (LOCAL)
 
Video and Remarks
The Honorable Dick Durbin
Member of the US Senate, Illinois
 
President Barack Obama Video
 
Remarks
Barack Obama
President of the United States
 
Celebration
 
Benediction
His Eminence Timothy Dolan
Roman Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop of New York
 
Retire Colors
 
Adjournment

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