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General session keynote speaker.

Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole

Legendary National Politician and War Hero


Recognized as one of the most prominent political figures of our time with a distinguished record of service, Bob Dole continues to make a difference in the lives of the American people An American people may be:
  • any nation or ethnic group of the Americas
  • see Demographics of North America
  • see Demographics of South America
. Known for his candor and wit, Dole has left his mark in the political arena, especially in Washington, D.C.

Dole's resume includes chairman of the National World War II Memorial The National World War II Memorial is a National Memorial to all Americans that served in the armed forces and on the home front during World War II. It is located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. , author of two best-selling books on political humor, frequent guest on late night talk shows, two Super Bowl commercial appearances and renowned political commentator ... Dole is part of the American landscape.

Following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, Dole joined forces with former rival President Bill Clinton to serve as co-chair of the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund, assisting the educational needs of the families of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and United Flight 93. In January 2003, he was appointed honorary co-chair of the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation The President's Council on Service and Civic Participation was created by President George W. Bush in January 2003 by executive order. Its mission is to encourage volunteerism and to recognize the contributions Americans make through service and civic participation. , part of President Bush's USA Freedom Corps The USA Freedom Corps is a body within the Executive Office of the President of the United States, the President serving as its chair. Its creation was announced by George W. .

As the Republican presidential nominee In United States politics and government, the phrase presidential nominee has two distinct meanings.

The first is somebody chosen by the primary voters and caucus-goers of this party to be the party's nominee for President of the United States.
 in 1996, he offered himself to Americans as an honorable leader. His candidacy for the White House cemented his reputation as an honest, respected statesman who will long be considered one of the most powerful senators and brilliant legislators of our times. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom Medal of Freedom

highest award given a U.S. citizen; established 1963. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]

See : Prize
 as a tribute to his character and contributions to the nation.

Dole's effectiveness as a consensus-builder and his commitment to deficit reduction and economic growth has earned him the admiration of Republicans, Independents and Democrats alike. On issue after issue, Dole is a statesman who has made his mark.

Come listen and learn from this "legendary national politician and war hero."

Monday, Aug. 14, 2006

8:15 a.m.

Charlotte Convention Center The Charlotte Convention Center opened in 1995 and attracts more than half a million visitors each year. It was designed by Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates (TVS).  Ballroom

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Date:Jul 1, 2006
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