The Convention Is History Already?


The History Channel is in Boston while history is being made.

The network is on the floor of the Democratic National Convention at the FleetCenter preparing for Friday’s special hour-long HistoryCenter, which airs at 7 p.m. (EST/PST).

Resident historian Steve Gillon will offer “a candid and historical perspective of the inner workings of the convention,” the network said.

Among those interviewed for the History Center special: filmmaker Michael Moore; Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.); New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson; former Democratic presidential candidate and former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean; Cable News Network talk-show host Larry King; former Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio); talk-show host Jerry Springer; former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell; Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.); director, actor, producer and screenwriter Rob Reiner; former U. S. Secretary of State under President Clinton Madeleine Albright; former speechwriter and advisor to President Kennedy Theodore C. Sorenson; and former advisor to Presidents Nixon, Ford, Reagan and Clinton and current professor of public service at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and director of its Center for Public Leadership David Gergen.