Political Party

The stars of Capitol Hill and Hollywood mingle in Boston for the four-day Democratic National Convention. By Serena Kappes

JULY 29

After an introduction by fellow Vietnam vet and former Georgia senator Max Cleland, an ebullient John Kerry greets a throng of delegates en route to the podium, where he accepted his nomination as the Democratic presidential candidate. "I'm John Kerry, and I'm reporting for duty," he said to resounding applause.



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