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The Travels of Sen. John Kerry -- May 2004
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St. Louis, MO
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
Minneapolis, MN
St. Paul, MN
Albuquerque, NM
Los Angeles, CA
Colton, CA
Phoenix, AZ
(Phoenix, AZ)
Phoenix, AZ
Baton Rouge, LA
New Orleans, LA
Fox Chapel, PA 
Edinboro, PA
Erie, PA
(Louisville, KY)
Louisville, KY
Jacksonville, FL
Orlando, FL
Little Rock, AR
(Little Rock, AR)
Little Rock, AR
Washington, DC
Boston, MA
Las Vegas, NV
Topeka, KS
Portland, OR
(Portland, OR)
Portland, OR
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
Philadelphia, PA
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
New Canaan, CT
Boston, MA
Washington, DC
Portland, OR
(Seattle, WA)
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
Green Bay, WI
Green Bay, WI
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Portsmouth, VA
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Note: This calender is based on campaign schedules and news accounts.  See Rationale, Methodology and Limitations.


Sat. May 1, 2004
Breakfasts with a small group of veterans at South City Diner, St. Louis, MO.
Private visit to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC.

Sun. May 2, 2004

Mon. May 3, 2004
-Speaks at the Anti-Defamation League’s 25th Annual National Leadership Conference at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC.
Flight to MN. (Greeted by veterans at the airport).
-Fundraising reception ($1000 per person), Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN. ($)
-Rally with Carole King at Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN.
-Fundraiser at Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN. ($)
-DNC fundraiser "DNC Dessert" at Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN. ($)

Tues. May 4, 2004
-Visits Youth Build workers rehabilitating a home on the East Side (Sims Avenue), St. Paul, MN.
Flight to Albuquerque, NM.
-With Gov. Richardson and Lt. Gov. Denish hosts a conversation on strengthening America's Schools at Longfellow Elementary School, Albuquerque, NM.

Wed. May 5, 2004
-Participates in a Cinco de Mayo celebration on education opportunity at Woodrow Wilson High School, Los Angeles, CA.
-Also today, with Teresa Heinz Kerry private meeting with Cardinal Roger Mahoney at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, CA.

Thurs. May 6, 2004
-Talks about his plan to make sure every classroom has a quality teacher at Colton High School, Colton, CA.
Early eve. flight to Phoenix, AZ.
-AFL-CIO Labor 2004 Campaign Kick-Off at the Wyndham, Phoenix, AZ.
-Fundraising reception, Phoenix, AZ. ($)

Fri. May 7, 2004
-Keynote address to the Democratic Leadership Council’s 2004 National Conversation at the Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, AZ.
-Departure event at Sky Harbor Int'l Airport, Phoenix, AZ.
Early eve. flight to Baton Rouge, LA.
-Attends a "Jambalaya Jamboree" at the Governor's Mansion, Baton Rouge, LA.

Sat. May 8, 2004
-Delivers commencement address at Southern University at New Orleans at Kiefer UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, LA.

Sun. May 9, 2004
-no public events.  Home in Fox Chapel and attends Mass with Teresa Heinz Kerry at St. Scholastica Catholic Church, Aspinwall (near Pittsburgh), PA.

Mon. May 10, 2004
Arrives at Erie International Airport, Erie, PA.
-Delivers speech on his plan to reduce health care costs for all Americans at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA.
-Greets Erie-area supporters before departing, Erie International Airport, Erie, PA.
Early eve. flight to Louisville, KY.
-Rallies at the Louisville International Airport, Louisville, KY.

Tues. May 11, 2004
-Tours Portland Family Health Center, Louisville, KY.
-Holds a conversation on affordable health care at Louisville Stoneware, Louisville, KY.
-Fundraising luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Louisville, KY. ($)
Flight to Jacksonville, FL.
Stops at Jenkins Quality Bar-B-Q with Rep. Corrine Brown, Jacksonville, FL.
-Campaign rally at Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville, FL.

Wed. May 12, 2004
-"Making Health Care Affordable for All America's Families" town hall meeting in the gym at Englewood Neighborhood Center, Orlando, FL.
Arrives Little Rock International Airport, Little Rock, AR.
-Rallies at Central Flying Service, Little Rock, AR.
-Attends a Kerry for President reception with Gen. Wesley Clark at The Peabody Hotel, Little Rock, AR. ($)

Thurs. May 13, 2004
-Holds a conversation on making health care affordable for veterans at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' Donald W. Reynolds Center on Aging, Little Rock, AR.
Departs Little Rock, AR.

Fri. May 14, 2004
-Receives endorsement of International Brotherhood of Police Officers at campaign headquarters, Washington, DC.

Sat. May 15, 2004
Boston, MA.

Sun. May 16, 2004
Arrives Las Vegas McCarren International Airport, Las Vegas, NV.
-Addresses the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Annual Unity Conference at Bally's Las Vegas Hotel, Las Vegas, NV.
-Attends a John Kerry for President reception at Four Seasons Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV. ($)
Flight to Kansas.

Mon. May 17, 2004
-Attends ceremony on the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education on the steps of the Kansas Statehouse, Topeka, KS.
Arrives Portland International Airport, Portland, OR.
-Meets with students at Self Enhancement Inc., a youth services agency, North Portland, OR.
-Attends a campaign rally with Howard Dean at Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, OR.

Tues. May 18, 2004
-Holds roundtable discussion on plan to expand economic opportunity at Portland Metropolitan Workforce Training Center, Portland, OR.
Departs Portland, OR.
-Staff party at campaign headquarters, Washington, DC.

Wed. May 19, 2004
-Meets with Ralph Nader at campaign headquarters, Washington, DC.

Thurs. May 20, 2004
-Meets with members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) and other (APIA) leaders at campaign headquarters, Washington, DC.
Arrives Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, PA.
-Holds roundtable discussion with students, parents and teachers and talks with GEAR UP students at Edison High School, Philadelphia, PA.
-Fundraising reception at a private residence, Boston, MA. ($)

Fri. May 21, 2004
Boston, MA.
Flight to White Plains, NY.
-Fundraiser at singer Paul Simon's home in New Canaan, CT. ($)

Sat. May 22, 2004

Sun. May 23, 2004
-Attends Red Sox game with daughter Vanessa, Boston, MA.

Mon. May 24, 2004
no public events

Tues. May 25, 2004
-Launches his new campaign plane at Reagan National Airport, Washington, DC.
-Arrives at Portland International Airport, Portland, OR.
-Discusses energy independence at Parkrose School District, #3 Bus Depot, Portland, OR.
-John Kerry for President reception at the Benson Hotel, Portland, OR. ($)
-Arrives at Boeing Field, Seattle, WA.

Wed. May 26, 2004
-Talks about energy independence at Pier 62, Port of Seattle, Seattle, WA.
from news account... wedding-anniversary lunch at Wild Ginger restaurant with his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, Seattle, WA.
-John Kerry for President reception at Westin Hotel Grand Ballroom, Seattle, WA. ($)

11-day Focus on National Security and Foreign Policy - "Security and Strength for a New World"
Thurs. May 27, 2004
-Major speech on "Security and Strength for a New World" at McCaw Hall, Seattle, WA.
-Rallies with Wisconsin veterans and families at ShopKo Hall, Green Bay, WI.

Fri. May 28, 2004
-Town hall meeting with veterans and military families at the National Railroad Museum, Green Bay, WI.
-Joins Congressional Black Caucus in a tribute to African American war veterans at Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC.

Sat. May 29, 2004
-Attends official opening of the World War II Memorial with Joseph Lesniewski, one of the original "Band of Brothers," Washington, DC.

Sun. May 30, 2004
no public events.

Mon. May 31, 2004
-Visits the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, DC.
Arrives Norfolk Int'l Airport, Norfolk, VA.
-Joins veterans, Gov. Mark Warner and Congressman Bobby Scott at the Annual Portsmouth Memorial Day and Remembrance Parade, Portsmouth, VA.
Departs Norfolk Int'l Airport, Norfolk, VA.

Copyright © 2004, 2005  Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.