Kerry Accepts Democratic Presidential Nomination
John Kerry of Massachusetts formally accepted the Democratic nomination
the Boston convention center Thursday night.
Kerry outlined his plans for the nation in a 46-minute acceptance
spoke of reshaping the war on terror, generating more jobs, and
reforming education and health care.
Report: NewsHour regulars, columnists Mark Shields and
David Brooks and historians Michael Beschloss, Richard Norton
Smith and Ellen Fitzpatrick, assess Kerry's speech, giving him
generally high marks.
of the night:
children introduce their father.
Sen. Max Cleland praises the senator.
of John Kerry's life is aired at the convention.