Philippa Broom from the British Conservative Party — invited by its sister party, the GOP, to attend the convention in St. Paul — speaks about why America’s presidential pick is important to Britain. This video was shot by Inside the Tent contributor John Steward.
Reuters Inside the Tent equipped more than 40 delegates and other attendees in St. Paul and the Democratic National Convention last week in Denver with video cameras to capture the conventions from the ground up. Steward is not an employee of Reuters, and any views expressed are her own.
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Does the Audubon Society know about this?
Amid the anarchists, pro-life picketers and anti-war protesters at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Reuters reporter Ed Stoddard talks to a fervid anti-birdwatching activist.
Yes, you read that sentence correctly. The shadowy organization “Stop Bird Porn “ is concerned that birdwatching is a “gateway” to voyeurism: “If people start with birds, they move on to squirrels, bears, mountain goats and eventually humans.
Hurricane Gustav may have sucked some of the fun out of the Republican National Convention, but will John McCain‘s campaign miss the presence of President Bush? Inside the Tent contributor Joseph Irvine speaks with Richard Himelfarb, a professor at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. Reuters Inside the Tent has more than 40 delegates and other attendees in St. Paul and Denver, equipped with video cameras to capture the conventions from the ground up. Irvine is not a Reuters employee and any opinions expressed are his own.Click here for a full list of contributors.Click here for more Inside the Tent blogs.Click here for more Reuters 2008 election coverage.
Goller is an undergraduate at the University of Maryland, and Moon is a TV producer and graduate of Northwestern University. Both are working as interns for Reuters during the the Democratic National Convention.