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<DOC> [Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents] [frwais.access.gpo.gov] [Page i-iii] Monday, September 9, 1996 Volume 32--Number 36 Pages 1589-1674 Contents [[Page i]] Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents [[Page ii]] Addresses and Remarks Arkansas, Little Rock--1625 Bus tour Illinois, Cairo--1602 Kentucky Fulton--1612 Mayfield--1610 Paducah--1604 Missouri, Cape Girardeau--1593 Tennessee Covington--1616 Dyersburg--1614 Memphis--1618, 1623 Troy--1613 Florida Orlando National Baptist Convention USA--1660 Valencia Community College--1666 Sunrise--1652 Tampa--1651 Illinois See also Bus tour Democratic National Committee in Chicago Annual general session--1590 Post-convention celebration--1589 Iraq, missile strikes--1641, 1648 Addresses and Remarks--Continued National Guard Association of the United States--1643 Tennessee See also Bus tour Reception for Harold Ford, Jr., in Memphis--1623 Radio address--1608 Wisconsin Labor Day festival in Milwaukee--1635 Labor Day picnic in DePere--1631 Communications to Congress Austria-U.S. tax convention, message transmitting--1649 Indonesia-U.S. tax convention protocol, message transmitting--1650 Luxembourg-U.S. tax convention, message transmitting--1649 Mongolia, message transmitting report on emigration policies--1650 Turkey-U.S. tax agreement with protocol, message transmitting--1642 Communications to Federal Agencies Mongolia, memorandum on emigration policies--1650 (Continued on the inside of the back cover.) 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[[Page iii]] Contents--Continued Executive Orders Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry--1659 Interviews With the News Media Exchanges with reporters in the Oval Office--1641, 1648 Interview with Tabitha Soren of MTV--1596 Letters and Messages Labor Day, message--1596 Statements by the President Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority Chairman Arafat, meeting--1649 North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1997 summit--1671 Supplementary Materials Acts approved by the President--1674 Checklist of White House press releases--1673 Digest of other White House announcements--1671 Nominations submitted to the Senate--1673 [[Page 1589]] <DOC> [Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents] [frwais.access.gpo.gov] [Page 1589-1590] Monday, September 9, 1996 Volume 32--Number 36 Pages 1589-1674 Week Ending Friday, September 6, 1996 Remarks at a Democratic National Committee Post-Convention Celebration in Chicago, Illinois August 30, 1996 Thank you, thank you very much. Well, I can't believe we're all still standing. [Laughter] I'd like to join the Vice President and Hillary and Tipper in thanking the leadership of our party--Don Fowler and Chris Dodd and Marvin Rosen, who had a birthday yesterday but has really put 15 or 20 years on his life since he took this modest little part-time job as the finance chairman of our party--and all the other people from the DNC. And I thank the committee here tonight. I would like to say to Carl Lewis, thank you for being here. We're honored by your presence and we were thrilled by your last victory and every other one you had in your career. And Candice Bergen, thank you so much for what you said. When you and Chloe came to visit us at the White House and Ron Brown and our other friends had just been killed in that plane crash, I don't think you know what a wonderful thing it was for me to meet a person like your daughter and remind us that life goes on and we have to think about that. So I think she helped me get through those 2 days a lot more than I helped you by being around the White House. And thank you for your gracious comments tonight. I would like to just thank two other groups of people. First of all, Mr. Mayor and Maggie and Bill Daley and Dick Notebaert and the entire committee of people from Chicago did a magnificent job with this convention. And we thank them. [Applause] We thank you. You know, when it's all over and it looks good, it's easy to say it was easy, but the truth is there were some considerable risks for the mayor and the city for taking on this convention after what happened here so long ago. At least we all were afraid of that. But I spent a lot of time in Chicago in the last several years; I've seen how it works, and I see how it continues to work better and better. And I believe that America should see this. And I think America has seen it. And I hope that, in addition to whatever benefit the Vice President and I and our Democratic candidates for Congress and Governor and the other races have received from this convention, I hope that Chicago got its just due. And I believe it did. And we thank you. Finally, and most importantly, we should recognize the people who pulled this convention off. And I would like for Debra DeLee and every person here on the convention staff to please stand and receive a warm applause. You all were magnificent, and we thank you. Thank you, Debra, and thanks to everyone else. You were wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. I have a very emotional feeling about being here tonight not only because of my wife's roots in Chicago, but on St. Patrick's Day in 1992 we were here in Chicago when we won the primaries in Illinois and in Michigan and virtually sealed the Democratic nomination. And David Wilhelm, my campaign manager in 1992, of course, is from Chicago, and so many other people who were then on our staff or people like Kevin O'Keefe who are still there. This is a wonderful town, and I am very grateful to everyone here and throughout the State of Illinois. Just to show you we're not taking this for granted, we're actually going to start this bus trip again tomorrow. After I finished the speech--and I can see I've almost lost my voice from being on the train--I figured that in the 3\1/2\ days on the train we saw at least 150,000 people in the events alone. It was unbelievable. So I said to Al Gore tonight, I said, ``Man, I'm dog-tired. Why in the world are we getting on that bus tomorrow?'' [Laughter] ``Why aren't we taking our kids to the Shed [[Page 1590]] Aquarium tomorrow? Why aren't we sort of just chilling out tomorrow?'' And he looked at me with that inevitable sense of humor of his and he dead-panned, ``We do not want Mr. Dole to be President of the United States.'' So I said, ``Okay, but when I get up in the morning and I'm whining about this and talking about how I'm older than you are and I hurt everywhere, just say that again so I'll remember why I'm doing this.'' [Laughter] We're going to do our best to make you proud. We've all worked so hard this last year and a half or so. I was looking out in this crowd tonight just really feeling bad that I couldn't go to every table and shake every hand and thank every person personally, because I just look at you and I know that we wouldn't be here if you hadn't been there for us. And many of you were there when nobody gave us a prayer of coming back, when people did not believe in what we were trying to do and did not believe that it would ever work or did not believe it would ever be apparent to the American people. And you all know who you are. And I can't be at your table tonight, and I can't tonight--when I would especially like to do it--look into your eyes and thank you. But you know who you are, and tonight I want you to be very, very proud. And tomorrow I want you to be determined that tonight will not have been in vain. We'll celebrate in November. Thank you, and God bless you. Note: The President spoke at 1:10 a.m. at the Sheraton Hotel. In his remarks, he referred to U.S. Olympic athlete Carl Lewis; actress Candice Bergen and her daughter, Chloe; and Mayor Richard M. Daley of Chicago, his wife, Margaret, and his brother William. This item was not received in time for publication in the appropriate issue. <DOC> [Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents] [frwais.access.gpo.gov] [Page 1590-1593] Monday, September 9, 1996 Volume 32--Number 36 Pages 1589-1674 Week Ending Friday, September 6, 1996 Remarks to the Annual General Session of the Democratic National Committee in Chicago August 30, 1996 The President. Thank you. Ladies and gentlemen, you just heard a speech from the part of our ticket who got the most sleep last night. [Laughter] I asked Al last night, after the convention adjourned and I was just drained, you know--and you all were so wonderful to me, and I thank you very much--but I said, ``Gosh, I wish tomorrow we were getting up and taking the kids to the aquarium and the zoo and just kind of looking around Chicago, a wonderful town; I hadn't spent any time here. Why are we going out on that bus?'' [Laughter] ``Why are we doing that tomorrow?'' Totally deadpan, you know, just like he did in the speech, he said in his version of the macarena, you know that dead stare-- [laughter]--he said, ``Because we do not wish Senator Dole to win the election.'' [Laughter] So I said, ``Okay, when I get up tomorrow and my back hurts and I'm whining around, you remind me of that so I can be in a good humor.'' [Laughter]
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