Video: Republican convention, day 4 recap

John McCain offers his vision of what the country can expect if he and running mate Sarah Palin are sworn into office in January.

With Thursday night's finale at the Republican National Convention, the preliminaries of the 2008 presidential contest are over and done with--on to the general election in November.

The centerpiece of the Republican event Thursday in St. Paul, Minn., was the acceptance speech by nominee John McCain. The senator from Arizona offered up his vision for what the country can expect if he and running mate Sarah Palin are sworn into office in January.

Get the full lowdown on the night's proceedings from Katie Couric and the CBS News team:


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