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The Travels of Sen. John Kerry -- September 2004
<< August
 1
Nashville, TN
2
Springfield, OH
(Newark, OH)
3
bus tour...
Newark, OH
(Akron, OH)
bus tour, day 2...
Akron, OH
Steubenville, OH
(Fox Chapel, PA)
5
Fox Chapel, PA
       6
Cannonsburg, PA
Racine, WV
Cleveland, OH
7
Greensboro, NC
(Cincinnati, OH)
8
Cincinnati, OH
Rochester, MN
(Des Moines, IA)
 9
Des Moines, IA
New Orleans, LA
(St. Louis, MO)
 10
St. Louis, MO
Allentown, PA
11
Boston, MA
Washington, DC
12
Washington, DC
13
Washington, DC
(Milwaukee, WI)
14
Milwaukee, WI
Toledo, OH
(Detroit, MI)
15
Detroit, MI
Madison, WI
Washington, DC
16
Las Vegas, NV
Albuquerque, NM
17
Albuquerque, NM
Aurora, CO
18
Boston, MA
19
Boston, MA
(New York, NY)
20
New York, NY
21
Jacksonville, FL
Orlando, FL
22
Orlando, FL
West Palm Beach, FL
(Columbus, OH)
23
Columbus, OH
(Philadelphia, PA)
24
Philadelphia, PA
(Boston, MA)
25
Boston, MA
26
Spring Green, WI
27
Spring Green, WI
 

 

28
Spring Green, WI
29
Spring Green, WI
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
(Miami, FL)
 
30
Coral Gables, FL
Miami, FL
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Note: This calender is based on campaign schedules and news accounts.  See Rationale, Methodology and Limitations

Details

Wed. September 1, 2004
-Addresses the 86th Annual National American Legion Convention at the Gaylord Opry Land Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN.
Early evening departure via air from Nashville, TN.

Sen. Kerry does a "Stronger America Begins at Home" Ohio bus trip.
Thurs. September 2, 2004
-Following the conclusion of the Republican National Convention, Kerry and Edwards hold a late night/early morning rally outside the Heritage Center of Clark County (a former city hall) in Springfield, OH.
Overnights at Cherry Valley Lodge in Newark, OH.

Fri. September 3, 2004
-Holds a front porch discussion at the home of Mark and Debbie Bickle (Goosepond and Kenarbre Drive) in Newark, OH.
-Attends a Rally for a Stronger America at Courthouse Square in Newark, OH.
-Delivers radio address from the Licking County Administration Building in Newark, OH.
Buses slow in Mt. Vernon, OH.
Stop at the gazebo in downtown Bellville, OH.
Stop at Mansfield Senior High Tygers football practice at Arlin Field in Mansfield, OH.
Stop at the General Motors Mansfield Metal Center (metal fabricating plant) in Ontario, OH.
Overnights Akron area.

Sat. September 4, 2004
-Rally for a Stronger America at Firestone Stadium in Akron, OH.
Stop for skeet shooting at a farm in Edinburgh, OH.
Stop to visit Lola Garofalo and Bill Shuman in Wellsville, OH.   -their home was damaged during flooding last weekend.
Has a beer and speaks with a small group of steelworkers at Abdalla's Tavern in Stratton, OH.
-Rally at Old Fort Steuben in Steubenville, OH.
(Note: according to news reports Kerry had planned to stop in the Steubenville area on Aug. 20 to shoot traps but cancelled due to a scheduling conflict).
Via motorcade to Fox Chapel, PA.

Sun. September 5, 2004
Day off at the estate at Fox Chapel, PA.  -celebrates daughter Alexandra's birthday

Mon. September 6, 2004
-Holds a front porch discussion at the home of Dale and Jody Rhome in Cannonsburg, PA.
Flight from Pittsburgh to West Virginia.
-Attends a Boone County Labor Day celebration with mineworkers at John Slack Memorial Park in Racine, WV.
Arrives Cleveland Hopkins Airport.
-Joins DNC Co-Chair, Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones during her 36th annual Labor Day Parade and Picnic at Luke Easter Park in Cleveland, OH.

Tues. September 7, 2004
-Talks about his plan to create and keep jobs in America at the J. Douglas Gaylon Depot in Greensboro, NC.
Flight to Cincinnati International Airport in Erlanger, KY.

Wed. September 8, 2004
-Delivers remarks on Bush's wrong choices in Iraq at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal in Cincinnati, OH.
Departs Cincinnati International Airport in Erlanger, KY for Rochester, MN.
-Holds a front [back] porch discussion at the home Sarah and John Pacchetti in Rochester, MN.
Early evening flight Rochester International Airport to Des Moines International Airport.
Overnights in Des Moines, IA.

Thurs. September 9, 2004
-Holds a town meeting on health care at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center's Education and Research Center in Des Moines, IA.
-Addresses the 124th Annual Session of the National Baptist Convention at Ernest Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.
Overnights in St. Louis, MO.

Fri. September 10, 2004
-Holds a town hall meeting at Affton Community Center in St. Louis, MO.
-Attends Rally for a Stronger America at Allentown Fairgrounds in Allentown, PA.

Sat. September 11, 2004
-Attends the Massachusetts 9/11 Fund Commemoration at the Opera House in Boston, MA.
-Addresses the Congressional Black Caucus Foundationís 34th Annual Legislative Conference Dinner at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Sun. September 12, 2004
Washington, DC - no public events.

Mon. September 13, 2004
-Speaks on "Keeping America's Families Safe/Fighting Against Crime" and receives endorsement of the National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) at the Thurgood Marshall Center in Washington, DC.
Stops by headquarters at McPherson Square for a visit and rally with staff.
Evening flight to Milwaukee, WI.

Tues. September 14, 2004
-Holds a town meeting highlighting his commitment to fight for America's seniors at St. Annís Intergenerational Care Facility in Milwaukee, WI.
-Holds a town meeting highlighting his commitment to fight for America's seniors at Chester J. Zablocki Senior Center in Toledo, OH.
To Detroit, MI.
Unscheduled stop, greets patrons and gets buffet, at Steve's Soul Food Restaurant in the West Side section of Detroit, MI.

Wed. September 15, 2004
Greets people on Grand River Avenue in Detroit, MI.
-Addresses the Detroit Economic Club at Cobo Hall in Detroit, MI.
-Attends a Rally for a Stronger America at 919 Alliant Energy Center Way in Madison, WI.
-Addresses the Congressional Hispanic Caucus at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.  (THK also present).

Thurs. September 16, 2004
-Speaks at the 126th National Guard Association of the United States General Conference in Las Vegas, NV.
-Holds a rally at Phil Chacon Memorial Park in Albuquerque, NM.

Fri. September 17, 2004
-Holds a Town Hall Meeting at Monzano Mesa Multi Generational Center in Albuquerque, NM.
-Holds a Town Hall Meeting at Rangeview High School in Aurora, CO.

Sat. September 18, 2004
Tapes "Dr. Phil" in Boston, MA.
-Fundraising dinner at the Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center in Boston, MA.  ($)

Sun. September 19, 2004
Boston, MA.
Night travels to New York.

Mon. September 20, 2004
-Delivers foreign policy address at New York University's Kimmel CenterĖAuditorium in New York, NY.
-Delivers remarks at the Redbook Women's Luncheon at the Lincoln Center Plaza in New York, NY.
Tapes "The Late Show" with David Letterman in New York, NY.
-Attends a Kerry-Edwards Victory Fund reception at the Hilton New York in New York, NY.  ($)   -Bush also doing a fundraiser in New York

Tues. September 21, 2004
Tapes "Regis and Kelly."
[holds first press conference since August 9 at the Grand Canyon]
-Attends a town hall meeting at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center in Jacksonville, FL.
-With John Edwards attends at Rally for a Stronger America at TD Waterhouse Centre in Orlando, FL.  -first joint appearance since the Sept. 2/3 rally in Springfield, OH.

Wed. September 22, 2004
-Visits Angel Sprouts day-care center in east Orlando, FL.
-Holds a town hall meeting at Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, FL.
Evening flight to Port Columbus International Airport, greeted by local area veterans in Columbus, OH.

Thurs. September 23, 2004
[Sen. Kerry cancelled a speech at Ohio State University's Mershon Auditorium in Columbus, OH and stops in Davenport and Cedar Rapids, IA due to a cold and laryngitis.  Sen. Edwards filled in on the Iowa stops].
Holds a "meet and greet" with firefighters at a fire station in Columbus, OH.
Meets with the editorial board of the Columbus Dispatch in Columbus, OH.
Flight Columbus to Philadelphia International Airport.

Fri. September 24, 2004
-Speech on "Fighting the War on Terrorism" at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.
-Rally for a Stronger America at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA.
Overnights in Boston.

Sat. September 25, 2004
Boston, MA.
Overnights in Boston.

Sun. September 26, 2004
Flight to Dane County Regional Airport in Madison, WI; arrives afternoon and greeted at the airport by supporters.
Stops at the Main Street Pub & Grill, watches some of the Green Bay Packers versus Indianapolis Colts football game, has a Leinenkugel's beer and a cheeseburger, and buys a round; afterwards makes a stop at Schubert's Old Fashioned Cafe Bakery in Mount Horeb, WI.
Overnight at the House on the Rock Resort in Spring Green, WI.

Mon. September 27, 2004
-Town hall meeting at River Valley Middle School in Spring Green, WI.
Debate prep. at House on the Rock Resort in Spring Green, WI.

Tues. September 28, 2004
Debate prep. at House on the Rock Resort in Spring Green, WI.

Wed. September 29, 2004
Debate prep. at House on the Rock Resort in Spring Green, WI.
Late afternoon flight from Dane County Regional Airport to Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
-Rallies upon arrival at the airport in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Overnights in Miami, FL.

Thurs. September 30, 2004
-Accompanied by THK participates in the first presidential debate at the University of Miami Convocation Center in Coral Gables, FL.
-Postdebate rally with singer John Mellencamp at the Miami Arena in Miami, FL.
Overnights in Miami, FL.
 

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Thurs. September 30, 2004
-Accompanied by THK participates in the first presidential debate at the University of Miami Convocation Center in Coral Gables, FL.
-Postdebate rally with singer John Mellencamp at the Miami Arena in Miami, FL.
Overnights in Miami, FL.
 

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