Tue, Aug 28, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
Republican National Convention Kicks OffDownload audio (MP3)
After a delay due to Tropical Storm Isaac, the 40th Republican National Convention is expected to hit full-speed Tuesday in Tampa, Florida. The anticipated 50,000 visitors and delegates will crown former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney as the party's presidential nominee.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Belva Davis, Host of KQED Public Television's "This Week in Northern California"
- Bill Whalen, research fellow at the Hoover Institution
- Carla Marinucci, political writer for The San Francisco Chronicle
- Ricky Gill, Republican candidate in California's 9th Congressional District
- Sally Zelikovsky, California delegate (San Rafael) to the 2012 RNC
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