2008 Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention was held September 1-4, 2008CE
at the Xcel Energy Center in downtown St. Paul, MN.

I covered the event for KFAI-FM, Fresh Air Radio. Over the four days of the convention, I recorded 40 interviews, some of which went out on the radio, and the rest were posted on LiveJournal. All of them, and my other political reporting, are collected on the Shockwave Radio Theater Audio Page.
In this picture gallery, I've linked the pictures of interviewees with their interview when available.

Thumbs cropped different than main picture. Surprise!

All pictures taken by Baron Dave Romm except the ones he's in. Corrections encouraged.
A more full description is in the annotation of the larger picture. Click on the thumbnail.
Pictures are in chronological order. Best way to view the gallery is to start with the first main picture and continue through, following the flow of the event.

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RNC08 Gallery A | RNC08 Gallery B | RNC08 Gallery C

2008 Republican National Convention : 1-90 | 91-180 | 181-265

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George
interview
 
George of George's Hot Dogs
 
Downtown St. Paul Welcome
 
Volunteers at Library
 
Wrapped Camera
 
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MSNBC Stage
 
Security Checkpoint
 
Xcel Center
 
Entrance to Floor
 
Electronic Sign
 
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Electronic Sign
 
Sirius Radio
 
Martha Zoller
interview
 
Andrew Langer
interview
 
Agence France-Presse
 
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KFAI-FM Press Area
 
Beginning of Fence pictures
 
Fence Around RNC
 
Fence Around RNC
 
CNN Grill
 
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Fence Around RNC
 
Security Checkpoint 1
 
Security Checkpoint 2
 
Security Checkpoint 3
 
Fox Screen
 
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Xcel Center Sign
 
Fox News Screen
 
Red, White & Blue Flowers & Fence 1
 
Red, White & Blue Flowers 2
 
Fence Around RNC
 
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Fence Around RNC
 
Fence Around RNC
 
Jack Daniels Advertising
 
Traffic Cones
 
Melinda Fredericks
interview
 
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RiverCentre 1
 
RiverCentre 2
 
Xcel Center
 
Arena on Monday 1
 
Arena on Monday 2
 
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"Moms Trust McCain"
interview
 
"We Love Sarah"
 
Hurricane Information Center
 
Cameraman
 
Sen. Norm Coleman
 
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Molly Ahlborn
interview
 
Helicopter
 
Protestors in St. Paul
 
Protestors Between Fences
 
Protestors Between Fences
 
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Protestors Between Fences
 
More Riot Police Arrive
 
Riot Police on Empty Street
 
Riot Police Around Protestors 1
 
Riot Police Around Protestors 2
 
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Riot Police Around Protestors 3
 
Riot Police Around Protestors 4
 
Riot Police Around Protestors 5
 
Riot Police Around Protestors 6
 
Protestors as Tourist Attraction 1
 
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Protestors as Tourist Attraction 2
 
Riot Police Around Protestors 7
 
Riot Police Surround Mickey's Diner
 
Protestors Marching Peaceably
 
Protestors as Tourist Attraction 3
 
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Riot Police Surround Protestors 8
 
Riot Police Surround Protestors 9
 
Riot Police Surround Protestors 10
 
Ben Kastan of VeoteSmart.org
interview
 
Riot Police Surround Protestors 11
 
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Karmela Sabri
interview
 
More Riot Police Arrive
 
Even More Riot Police Arrive
 
More Riot Police Than Protestors
 
Riot Police Crowded in Street
 
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More Riot Police than Protestors
 
More Riot Police Than Protestors
 
Bruce Moffat
interview
 
Coffee Shop Protestor
interview with Chris Strohm
 
Empty Street
 
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Street Vendors
 
Wayne Hessler
interview
 
Hydrated Uncle Sam
 
New Security Perimeter
 
Fabian Cohen
interview
 
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Minyan
 
Tuesday: Two Protestors
interview
 
MSNBC on Sewgays
 
McNally Smith College of Music
 
Alex Smith
interview
 
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