Welcome to Cleveland. I’m here on the ground in this mid-western U.S. city to capture the interesting, behind the scenes, and nuance of the Republican National Convention. Twitter:@elizabeth_shell
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The fourth and final day of the Republican National Convention was themed “Make America One Again.” We asked supporters and detractors what they thought of Donald Trump’s message.
A duo perform bluesy rock music along a street filled with restaurants near the GOP Convention. #cctvrnc
LIVE: Protests at Public Square in Cleveland
LIVE: Inside the media center at the #GOPConvention
LIVE: Final day of the RNC
Earlier in the day… Five tall and colorful entities whirl silently through the protest area for the#gopconvention. #cctvrnc
AS IT HAPPENED: Primetime kickoff for day 3 of the RNC.
What do delegates think of today’s Republican National Convention theme: Make America First Again? We asked that, and a bonus: If you could have a drink with nominee Donald Trump, what would it be? We spoke with delegates from New York, Michigan, American Samoa, and a couple from Texas.
An onlooker joins a silent performance by the Inlet Dance Theatre at the official protest area for #RNCinCLE #cctvrnc
AS IT HAPPENED: Waiting for Trump’s helicopter to arrive at the RNC
Mic check at the #gopconvention: “Drift Away,” which includes the lyric “I wanna get lost in your rock ‘n roll” – appropriate given Cleveland, which is hosting the convention, is called the Rock ‘n Roll Capital of the World. #rncincle #cctvrnc
AS IT HAPPENED: Republicans officially nominate Donald Trump as the party’s candidate for president.
180-degree view as the entire arena stands for the singing of the U.S. national anthem as the second evening of the #gopconvention kicks off.#rncincle #cctvrnc
“Politics has become so polarized and so hateful in the last 20 years. I wanted to do something to actively counteract that.” – Megan Browne, who posed nude for an art installation by Spencer Tunick outside the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. She’s 50, the mother of twins, and believes fiercely in equality.
Video: Women talk about participating in the Spencer Tunick photo installation.
Nathan King and Elizabeth Shell Facebook Live from the RNC.
Inside the hall at the RNC.
Just one day before the official start of the a Republican National Convention, about 100 women gathered at dawn on a grassy bank of the Cuyahoga River. When the sun had risen high enough to shine over Cleveland’s downtown skyscrapers, they disrobed, holding large round mirrors overhead, reflecting the sun.
They were part of an art installation by New York artist Spencer Tunick: “Everything She Says Means Everything.” The women faced the Quicken Loans Arena, where on Thursday Donald Trump is expected to be nominated as the Republican’s nominee for president.
“I have two daughters—9 and 11—and I want them to grow up in a progressive world with equal rights and equal pay and better treatment for women, and I feel like the 100 women lighting up the sky of Cleveland will send this ray of knowledge onto the cityscape,” Tunick told Esquire.
Elizabeth spent the dawn video taping @SpencerTunick photo installation of 100 naked women from a rooftop across the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland. everythingshesaysmeanseverything
Cleveland police plan to make barricades out of bikes to separate protester groups that might be hostile to one another. The police chief ordered 300 bikes for the force, according to Cleveland.com.