Schedule for tonight

A couple people asked, so here is the schedule of speakers at the convention tonight:

5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Entertainment (Music): Al Williams

Entertainment (Monologue): James McEachin

Call to Order, Introduction of Colors: Republican National Committee Chairman Robert M. “Mike” Duncan

Presentation of Colors: Fort Snelling Joint Services Color Guards

Pledge of Allegiance: Olympians Ryan Berube, Mitch Gaylord, Brittany Hayes, Barbra Higgins, Larsen Jensen, Elle Logan, Marcus McElhenney and John Naber

Singing of the National Anthem: Trace Adkins

Invocation: His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios

6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Speaker: U.S. Rep. Tom Cole (Okla.)

Speaker: Erik Paulsen

Speaker: Jay Love

Speaker: Charlie Summers

Speaker: Aaron Schock

Speaker: David Cappiello

Speaker: U.S. Sen. John Ensign (Nev.)

Video: “Country First: Peace,” with narration by Robert Duvall

Speaker: Gov. Jon Huntsman (Utah)

Statement of Rule Regarding Vice Presidential Nomination; Recognition of Delegates Making Motions; and Adoption and Announcement of Nominee: U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (Ky.)

Speaker: Maria Cino, President and CEO of the 2008 Republican National Convention

Speaker: U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (Tenn.)

Speaker: The Honorable Rosario Marin

7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Speaker: Joe Watkins

Speaker: U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez (Fla.)

Speaker: Gov. Tim Pawlenty (Minn.)

Speaker with Video: Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (Tenn.)

Speaker: Lt. Gen. Carol Mutter, USMC (Ret.)

Speaker: U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback (Kan.)

Speaker: U.S. Rep. Mary Fallin (Okla.)

Video: “World Stood Still”

Speaker: Joe Gibbs

Speaker: Brian Clay

8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Speaker: U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.)

Video: “Vice Presidential Nominee Governor Sarah Palin”

Speaker: Former Gov. Tom Ridge (Penn.)

Video: “America’s Place in the World”

Speaker: Mrs. Cindy McCain

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Video: “Senator John McCain”

Speaker: Presidential Nominee John McCain

10 p.m. to Conclusion

Floor Demonstration, Balloon Drop, McCain and Palin Families on Stage

Introduction of Presiding Officer: U.S. House Republican Leader John Boehner (Ohio)

Benediction: Pastor Dan Yeary

Introduction of Delegate for Motion, Adoption and Adjournment: U.S. House Republican Leader John Boehner (Ohio)

  • eric

    Wow, Governor Pawlenty goes from being the number two VP pick to a 7 minute speech in the 7:00 timeslot, ouch.