Democrats Look to 'Big Tent' Diversity Appeal

Delegate Elfie Burkhalter at the Democratic convention.

Delegate Elfie Burkhalter of Louisiana wears a John Kerry button at Democratic National Convention in Boston, July 27, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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NPR's Mike Pesca reports from the Democratic National Convention in Boston on how the political party is trying to emphasize its appeal to Americans from diverse backgrounds and portray itself as the "big tent" party.

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