Former US President Bill Clinton officially nominated President Barack Obama for a second term and praised him for laying "the foundation for a more modern, more well-balanced economy that will create millions of jobs."
The 48 minute speech before an enraptured and enthusiastic audience included a sweeping overview of economic history over the last fifty years and minute, in-depth analysis contrasting Democratic and Republican styles of governance.
At the end of the speech, President Obama walked out on stage and embraced President Clinton, ending an extraordinary night. Here are highlights of President Clinton's speech, or read the full transcript.
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