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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McCain/Palin T-Shirt
Cops At Rice Park 1
Cops At Rice Park 2
Cops At Rice Park 3
"McCain Votes Against Vets"
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Thursday: Parking Fees At The RNC
Rice Park Signs
"Don't Taze Me Bro" 1
"Vietnam Vets Against McCain" 2
"Vietnam Vets Against McCain" 3
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George Kanany
PETA's Pigs
interview with Ashley Byrne
Office of Blame
interview with Jeff Cunningham
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"Bomb Bomb Bomb Bomb Iran"
Guarding Door to Suite
William Owns, Jr.
Convention Floor
Giant Screen of Arena
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Buffet in Arena Area
Aaron Ferstman
Convention Center Floor
Balloons in Waiting
Overhead Screens
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Convention Floor
TV Camera on Conveniton Floor
Tristan Acker
Selling Convention Gear
Zamboni Plaque
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David McKay and Dan Richmond
Andy Driscoll
Please Recycle
Convention Floor
Blue Convention Floor
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Family on Screen
Tom Ridge
Tom Ridge Overhead
Cindy McCain
"Palin Power"
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Signs on Convention Floor
Photographing Sign
Standing to Watch
Signs on Convention Floor
"Hispanics For McCain"
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McCain Bio Film
McCain's Mom
John McCain
Rising Lectern
McCain at Lectern
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Crowd Cheering McCain 1
Crowd Cheering McCain 2
Cornfield on Screen
Flag on Screen
Crowd Cheering McCain 3
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John McCain
Watching McCain
Conveniton Hall
peech as Photo Op
John and Cindy McCain
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Yellow Ribbons
John, Cindy, Sarah, Todd
Confetti 1
Confetti 2
Balloons 3
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Balloons 4
Balloons 5
Balloons 6
Balloons 7
Balloons 8
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Balloons on Convention Floor 9
Red Balloons 10
Red, White & Blue Ballons 11
Preserving the Moment
Balloons 12
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Baron Dave w/Balloons 13
Victoria From Florida
interview (1)
Fulton Sheen
interview (2)

On the Stairs
More Confetti
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Preserving the Moment
Leaving the Convention Floor
Lewis Nettrour
interview (3)
CNN Grill
Downtown St. Paul

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