The campaign of Sen. Barack Obama and the Democratic National Convention Committee on Sunday released the list of headline speakers for their convention, announcing that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton will command the second night with a speech that falls on the anniversary of the constitutional amendment that gave women the right to vote.
The convention will be at the Pepsi Center in Denver from Aug. 25-28.
The prime-time speaker on opening night will be Michelle Obama, the wife of Obama, the party's presumptive presidential nominee.
Since locking up the nomination, the Obama camp has worked to try to mend political fences with the Clintons after a bitter primary contest, and that includes giving Clinton a high-profile appearance at the convention and a platform for her delegates to be acknowledged.
Clinton who was praised in the convention's news release as "a champion for working families and one of the most effective and empathetic voices in the country today" will be the headline speaker on Aug. 26, the 88th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.
The Democratic ticket's vice-presidential nominee will be the featured speaker on the third night, Aug. 27. Former President Bill Clinton is also scheduled to address the convention that night.
On Aug. 28, the final night of the convention, Obama is to be formally selected as the Democratic Party's presidential nominee the first black candidate to head a major party ticket in the United States and to deliver his acceptance speech.
That speech, which will fall on the 45th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, will be delivered at Invesco Field at Mile High Stadium. Convention planners shifted Obama's speech from the arena, which can accommodate about 21,000 people, to the football stadium, which seats more than 76,000, to allow more people to attend.