Grand Ol' Party

President George W. Bush leads the GOP-style celebration in New York City during the Republican National Convention. By Serena Kappes

SEPT. 2

Following an introduction by New York Gov. George Pataki, President George W. Bush took the stage at the Republican National Convention in Madison Square Garden. "I believe that America is called to lead the cause of freedom in a new century," he told the ardent audience in his speech accepting his party's nomination for president.