Thursday's Democratic National Convention schedule

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TELEVISION COVERAGE: The network channels (ABC, CBS, NBC) will offer nightly prime-time coverage of the convention from 7 to 8 p.m. The cable news channels (MSNBC, CNN, Fox) will broadcast live from Denver and offer round-the-clock- coverage.

THEME: "Change You Can Believe In"

Session begins at 3 p.m. Mountain Time, which is 2 p.m. Pacific and 5 p.m. Eastern.

Live Performances (before gavel)
Yonder Mountain String Band Performance
Jeff Austin, Adam Aijala, Ben Kaufmann, Dave Johnston

Voter Registration Presentation

Remarks
Luis Gutierrez, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois
David Plouffe, Obama Campaign Manager
Ray Rivera, Obama State Director, Colorado

Call to Order
Nancy Pelosi, permanent chair, Democratic National Convention, member and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, California

Invocation
Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, ReligioU.S. Action Center of Reform Judaism, Washington, D.C.

Presentation of Colors
Disabled American Veterans

Pledge of Allegiance
Shawn Johnson, U.S. Olympic Gymnast

National Anthem
Jennifer Hudson, singer and Broadway performer

Welcome
Elbra Wedgeworth, President/Chair, Denver Host Committee

Presentation of Resolutions
Democratic National Committee Vice-Chairs Mark Brewer, Linda Chavez-Thompson, Mike Honda, Lottie Shackelford, Susan Turnbull

Remarks
Honorable Bill Ritter, Jr., governor of Colorado
Ed Perlmutter, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Colorado
John Salazar, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Colorado
Diana DeGette, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Colorado

5 p.m. - 6 p.m. (Mountain Time)

Video and Remarks
Howard Dean, chair of the Democratic Party
Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King
John Lewis, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia
Rev. Bernice King, daughter of the late Dr. King
Martin Luther King III, oldest son of the late Dr. King

Remarks
Bill Richardson, governor, New Mexico

Live Performances
will.i.am, accompanied by John Legend (piano), Agape Choir, and band
Sheryl Crow, singer/songwriter

Remarks
Ray Rivera, Obama State Director, Colorado

6 p.m. - 7 p.m. (Mountain Time)

Remarks
Jan Schakowsky, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois
Mark Udall, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Colorado
Tim Kaine, governor of Virginia

Live Performance
Stevie Wonder

Remarks
Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States

7 p.m. - 8 p.m. (Mountain Time)
Remarks
John Kuniholm, wounded Iraq veteran

Live Performance
Michael McDonald, singer/songwriter

Remarks
Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Retired Generals Tribute, Air Force Maj. Gen. J. Scott Gration (Ret), accompanied by additional generals

American Voices Program
Roy Gross, Monica Early, Wes Moore, Janet Lynn Monacco, Nate Fick, Teresa Asenap, Pamela Cash-Roper, Barney Smith

Remarks
Dick Durbin, U.S. Senator, Illinois

8 p.m. - 9 p.m. (Mountain Time)
Video/Remarks
Sen. Barack Obama, Democratic presidential candidate

Benediction
Pastor Joel Hunter, Senior pastor of Northland in Central Florida

Adjournment
Nancy Pelosi, permanent chair, Democratic National Convention

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