9-02-04 - NEW YORK (AP) Aides say President Bush will be somewhat of a visionary Thursday night when he accepts the Republican nomination. Bush's longtime adviser Karen Hughes says adjectives to describe the president's speech include "optimistic," "future-oriented" and "visionary."
Bush is also expected to recall the Nine-Eleven terror attacks as the time "one era ended and another began," and to offer himself as a resolute wartime commander-in-chief.
Meanwhile, nineteen people have been arrested at a loud protest at New York's Grand Central Terminal. About 100 demonstrators unfurled banners in the early morning rush hour, calling on President Bush to do more in the fight against AIDS. Bush speaks tonight at the Republican National Convention.