Live from the Democratic National Convention

Denver, Colorado

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Monday, August 25, 2008

Broadcasting live from the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Denver! Deputy manager of the Obama campaign, Steve Hildebrand, previews the big event. Also: reaction from Democrats on the selection of Joe Biden as Vice Presidential nominee, and blogger/cultural commentator Mo Rocca is on the scene and gives his first impressions.

See WNYC's Flickr page for more images from the convention.

What are Brian and the rest of the WNYC team doing and thinking at the convention? Check out Brian's Twitter feed.


Steve Hildebrand and Mo Rocca

Maloney Goes to Denver

Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-14), previews the Democratic National Convention and discusses the role of the New York delegation.

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Team Obama

Steve Hildebrand, deputy campaign manager for Senator Barack Obama, talks about the campaign from the Democratic National Convention.

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Congressman/Rock Star

Congressman John Hall is in Denver as part of the New York delegation. But he's also the co-founder of the band Orleans. Which means he knows a thing or two about standing on a stage in a giant stadium. We get his advice for Barack Obama, ...

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Meet the Delegates: New Jersey's Pamela Hughes

Brian talks with Pamela Hughes, a delegate from New Jersey.

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The View From the Ethnic Press: Arab-Americans

Antoine Faisal, publisher of the newspaper Aramica and a reporter with with Feet in Two Worlds, a project of the Center for New York City Affairs at the New School, gives Arab-American perspectives on the presidential campaign and conventions.

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From Nassau to Denver

Nassau County Executive, Thomas R. Suozzi, previews the Democratic National Convention.


Bidding on Biden

Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Associate Professor of Politics and African American Studies at Princeton University, talks about the Obama-Biden ticket and the start of the Democratic National Convention.

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Hillary Clinton in Denver

Live coverage of Senator Hillary Clinton speaking to the New York delegation in Denver. The theme? "We are united, we are together, and we are determined. Why is this so important? Well, I don't want to live through another Republican administration."

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The 50-State Strategy

Jim Dean, chairman of Democracy for America, discusses the Democratic National Committee's 50-state strategy.

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Shel on Hil

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver talks about Senator Clinton's speech to the New York Delegation.


Capehart Convention

Washington Post editorial writer Jonathan Capehart weighs in on the convention, Senator Clinton's speech, and where the Democratic Party is heading.


Meet the Delegates: Illinois' John Sullivan

Brian talks with John Sullivan, a delegate from the state of Illinois.


Mo in CO

Humorist and blogger Mo Rocca talks about his experiences at the Democratic National Convention--and shares his appreciation for Joe Biden's sense of humor.

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Speech Preview

WNYC Political Director, Andrea Bernstein, previews Monday night's speeches at the Democratic National Convention.

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WNYC's Meet The Delegates

All week long, The Brian Lehrer Show will be interviewing delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Denver.
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