3TV Live at the Democratic National Convention in Denver

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DENVER - Sen. Ted Kennedy a pillar in American politics made a surprise appearance in Denver on the first night of the Democratic National Convention.

Hillary Clinton to speak Tuesday night

The senior senator from Massachusetts is fighting a courageous battle against brain cancer but he defied doctor's orders to take the stage at the Democratic National Convention

Roland Martin a political analyst for CNN said Kennedy's appearance marked the first of four days of emotional and historic moments in Denver.

Hillary Clinton takes center stage Tuesday night.

Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano is also scheduled to speak Tuesday.