CENTER STAGE The President addresses delegates at New York City's Madison Square Garden
READY, SET ... The President pauses in the control room just before taking the stage. In his 62-min. speech, he will lay out a modest domestic agenda and a vigorous defense of his foreign policy--and crack a few jokes
PUMPED Bush and adviser Karl Rove clasp hands as they meet in a holding room. With them are Bush's personal aide Blake Gottesman, far left; director of communications Dan Bartlett; and friend Roland Betts, far right
NEED A LIFT? Shortly after finishing his speech and basking in the...