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First Day Of Convention Meant To Rally Base, Personalize Romney05:27

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The Republican National Convention in Tampa finally began in earnest on Tuesday after Monday's planned first day activities were delayed for a day by Issac, which has now become Hurricane Issac, but has passed Tampa by.

WBUR host Bob Oakes joined All Things Considered for an update from the convention floor.

This program aired on August 28, 2012.

Bob Oakes Twitter Host, Morning Edition
Bob Oakes has been WBUR's Morning Edition anchor since 1992.


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