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See Who's Speaking Tuesday Night At The Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention stage is reflected on a glass window in Philadelphia on Tuesday.
The Democratic National Convention stage is reflected on a glass window in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

The headliner of Night 2 of the Democratic National Convention is former President Bill Clinton. Organizers say the focus of the night is Hillary Clinton's "Lifetime of Fighting for Children and Families."

Former President Jimmy Carter will speak via video. Members of the "Mothers of the Movement" group will also address the audience — their children, including Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Michael Brown, all died in high-profile incidents, many involving police.

It will also be a star-studded night with appearances by actress Meryl Streep, singer Alicia Keys, actress America Ferrara and actor Tony Goldwyn.

Here are highlights of the scheduled evening program, as provided by the DNC:

7 p.m. ET – 10 p.m. ET

  • House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic Women of the House
  • Video message from former President Jimmy Carter
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer, New York
  • Donna Brazile, Democratic National Committee vice chair of voter registration (and soon to be interim chair of the DNC)
  • Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder
  • Actor Tony Goldwyn
  • Mothers of the Movement: Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner; Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin; Maria Hamilton, mother of Dontre Hamilton; Lucia Mcbath, mother of Jordan Davis; Lezley Mc Spadden, mother of Michael Brown; Cleopatra Pendleton-Cowley, mother of Hadiya Pendleton; and Geneva Reed-Veal, mother of Sandra Bland
  • Singer Andra Day
  • Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Action Fund
  • Actresses America Fererra and Lena Dunham
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer, California
  • Actress Debra Messing
  • 10 p.m. ET – 11 p.m. ET

  • President Bill Clinton
  • Actress Meryl Streep
  • Singer Alicia Keys
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