By Thomas Kaplan

DENVER, 11:09 a.m. — It turns out we haven’t seen the last of Howard Dean ’71 this week.  The Democratic National Committee chairman will speak Thursday night before Senator Barack Obama accepts the Democratic nomination for president, convention organizers announced today.

Other speakers will include several congressmen as well as Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr., Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, former Vice President Al Gore and Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, the Democratic National Convention Committee said in a news release. More than 75,000 people are expected to be on hand at Invesco Field for the occassion.

In another addition, Senator Amy Klobuchar ’82 will speak again tonight at the convention as part of a segment featuring women in the U.S. Senate. She and several other senators are slated to appear between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Mountain time, according to the DNCC.