NEW YORK – Following is Thursday's podium schedule for the Republican National Convention:
Theme: "A Safer World, A More Hopeful America"
7:45 pm to 11:15 p.m.
Convention Call to Order
Rep. Henry Bonilla of Texas: Deputy Permanent Co-Chair
Presentation of Colors, New York Port Authority
Pledge of Allegiance
Mary Lou Retton and Kerri Strug: Olympic Gold Medalists
Nicole C. Mullen: Nashville, Tenn.
Bishop Keith Butler: Southfield, Mich.
Lynn Swann: NFL Hall of Famer
Dorothy Hamill: Olympic Gold Medalist
The Honorable Michael Williams of Texas
Music, Donnie McClurkin
Music, Michael W. Smith
New York Gov. George Pataki