- Making News: Does Kerry Need a New Campaign Strategy?
Presidential candidate John Kerry has broken precedent and delivered a major speech during the opposition's nominating convention. Addressing the American Legion Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, he faulted the Bush administration for failing to listen to its military advisors and for bungling the war in Iraq. The New York Times' Jodi Wilgoren has more on Kerry's speech and campaign strategy.
- Reporter's Notebook: Schwarzenegger Wows Nation in His Wide-Screen Debut at RNC
Last night was Act One on the national political stage for Arnold Schwarzenegger, and he did say "girlie men" after all. Hollywood writer-producer Rob Long, who's also a contributing editor to the National Review and Newsweek International, was in the audience at Madison Square Garden. He was among the many who were delighted with the wide-screen debut of the actor-turned California Governor with national aspirations.
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