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This week in Saint Paul -- all of Bob putting John McCain and the Republicans in the best possible light.
And behind the scenes one man has been working for months to make sure it all goes off without a hedge.
He's our power player of the week.
Delegates and alternates gas media music.
Mike Miller is director of operations for the Republican convention.
Welcome to be productive scheduled meeting which means he's in charge of setting up the infrastructure for the event well I think you've got the -- down.
Everything gets set up.
-- put on the show and accommodate everyone who's there and mixing it together and being ready when it starts.
For instance the XL center is usually a hockey arena until Mike Miller and his gang took out 3000 seats.
And started running miles of cable.
We put down the floor we put in the podium which with a stage we put in the lights were put in the sound.
We put in the music we do everything in getting ready for it in a sense is the mark of a good convention.
For someone like -- if they don't even realize you were there and did your job absolutely.
I should be anonymous there have been a few conventions over the years when Miller almost wasn't anonymous.
But then he's been doing this for the Republicans since 1972.
Including 72 through this will be detailed.
Half of what stands out about those conventions and you hear about near disaster.
We column defining moments and of course I'll never forget 1976.
Which was the last of the contested convention a problem then was that Reagan supporters brought air horns and the gulf war.
Which almost shut down the convention one night the pool producer for the network to call me Osama fall lineup.
He says you're losing your audience on the east coast and I said what can we do about it Republicans at hand airport.
Lawrence ever since.
Then that was 1996.
When Elizabeth dole wife for the nominee decided to give her speech walking around the whole.
She walked down those steps I don't know who remembers that she got there there was a big loud pop.
That microphone didn't work for somebody and leave -- forwarded handed her the right was she does.
The 71 year old Miller is now retired from full time work living in Tennessee.
And they gave them a farewell party after the 2000 convention but did this one of those things of hard core of us who do this.
And they adrenaline flows and you just sort of comeback comeback comeback he's looking forward to a successful week it will give John McCain -- good -- But some insiders will remember this as Mike Miller's last convention.
You know when the end is come and I know this is the last one in my wife who's been so tolerant noise and I want you to do -- if you want to do it.
She now says this is enough let's let's go to the next one is a -- if we -- But -- is final convention Mike Miller now faces a new challenge weather is going to have to change his plans because of hurricanes -- stopped.
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