Democratic National Convention: DNC Schedule for Thursday

President Barack Obama will accept the Democratic nomination and address the nation tonight after 10 p.m. at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.

Below is tonight's schedule for the Democratic National Convention adjusted to Pacific Standard Time.  For those wishing to be with a crowd when the President speaks, the Empress Theater in Vallejo will show the speech on the big screen.

4 p.m.

  • Remarks by Jim Messina, Campaign Manager, Obama for America
  • American Heroes Video: Auto Workers
  • American Voices Remarks by Kenyetta Jones, Ryan Case, Ed Meagher, Martha Figueroa, Lucas Beenken, Rob Hach
  • Vice Presidential Nomination Introduction by Antonio R. Villaraigosa, the Mayor of Los Angeles
  • Nominating Remarks by Beau Biden, the Attorney General of Delaware and son of Vice President Joe Biden
  • Vote by Acclamation
  • Live Performance by  Foo Fighters
  • Remarks by Rep. James E. Clyburn, South Carolina
  • Remarks by Scarlett Johansson and Kerry Washington, actresses

5 p.m.

  • Remarks by Caroline Kennedy
  • Remarks by Rep. Xavier Becerra, California
  • Remarks by Jennifer Granholm, former Governor of Michigan
  • Remarks by Eva Longoria, actress
  • Remarks by Brian Schweitzer, Governor of Montana
  • Remarks by Charlie Crist Jr., former Governor of Florida
  • Remarks by Sen. John Kerry, Massachusetts

6 p.m.

  • Video: Veterans
  • Remarks by Admiral John B. Nathman, United States Navy, Retired
  • Remarks by Angie Flores
  • Remarks by Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States
  • Vice President Joe Biden Video
  • Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden

7 p.m.

  • Remarks by Sen. Dick Durbin, Illinois
  • President Barack Obama Video
  • Remarks by President Barack Obama
  • Benediction by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York


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