2008 Democratic National Convention: Day 1

Sen. Kenneday at the podium
Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy addresses the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver on August 25, 2008. The Democrats formally opened their convention to crown Barack Obama as the first black presidential nominee in US history.
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