Bill Clinton's DNC speech script
Synopsis: Former President Bill Clinton lent his support to his wife, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, on the second night of the Democratic National Convention. He delivered a passionate speech, recalling their relationship and extolling his wife's contributions to the world.

So she sauntered into one of these academies all by herself, pretending to be a housewife that had just moved to town and needed to find a school for her son. And they exchanged pleasantries and finally she said, look, let's just get to the bottom line here, if I enroll my son in this school will he be in a segregated school, yes or know? And the guy said absolutely. She had him!

(LAUGHTER)

I've seen it a thousand times since. And she went back and her encounter was part of a report that gave Marian Wright Edelman the ammunition she needed to keep working to force the Nixon administration to take those tax exemptions away and give our kids access to an equal education.

(APPLAUSE)

Then she went down to south Texas where she met...

(APPLAUSE)

...she met one of the nicest fellows I ever met, the wonderful union leader Franklin Garcia, and he helped her register Mexican- American voters. I think some of them are still around to vote for her in 2016.

(APPLAUSE)

Then in our last year in law school, Hillary kept up this work. She went to South Carolina to see why so many young...

(APPLAUSE)

...she went to South Carolina to see why so many young African- American boys, I mean, young teenagers, were being jailed for years with adults in men's prisons. And she filed a report on that, which led to some changes, too. Always making things better. (APPLAUSE)

Now, meanwhile, let's get back to business. I was trying to convince her to marry me.

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Bill Clinton

William Jefferson Clinton is an American politician who was the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. more…

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