Palin Strikes Back At Critics

McCain Nominated; Palin Strikes Back At Critics
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin electrified the crowd Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention. (NPR)

The vice presidential nominee attacked Barack Obama, praised John McCain and pushed back against criticism that she is too inexperienced to be on the ticket. (NPR)

WBUR's political analysts weigh in.

In Palin's hometown of Wasilla, Alaska, residents watched her speech with anticipation. However, her vice presidential nomination has caused some political stress on the state level. (NPR)

Delegates also heard from former presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee and Rudolph Giuliani.

Click here to see an NPR photo gallery of the RNC, Day 3 and link to WBUR's continuing coverage.

Battleground states get the best treatment at national party conventions, and this year, delegates from New Hampshire have some of the most prized seats, speakers, and hotel rooms. (WBUR)

Tonight, Senator John McCain officially accepts the presidential nomination from the Republicans, a party with which he's had an on-again-off-again romance. (NPR)

As McCain prepares to step up for his big speech tonight, On Point looks for clues as to what kind of president he might be.

And,McCain spent years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam andhas a lot of supporters in Hanoi. (NPR)

This program aired on September 4, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.


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