Road to the White House

Road to the White House includes:
The first on-camera joint appearance by Senator John Kerry, Senator John Edwards and their families… read more

Road to the White House includes:

The first on-camera joint appearance by Senator John Kerry, Senator John Edwards and their families included brief remarks. This event took place Wednesday morning, July 7, 2004 in Fox Chapel, Pennsylvania (outside of Pittsburgh).

A few of the latest political ads were shown: “First Choice” from the Bush campaign; “New Team,” "Born in Colorado," and “War on Terror” from the Kerry campaign; and “Priorities” from the Bush campaign.

Then a look back at some speeches on the Senate floor by Senator John Edwards (D-NC). Senator Edwards was elected in 1998 and was serving his first term in the U.S. Senate.

1.) One of his earliest floor speeches on military personnel pay raises and retiree benefits from February 23, 1999.

2.) Senate floor remarks on the prescription drug bill from June 25, 2003.

3.) Senate floor remarks on the Medicare bill from November 24, 2003.

Also remarks by Senator John Edwards at the 2000 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles on August 15, 2000.

Following this look at Senator Edwards, Road to the White House featured President Bush at a campaign rally in York, Pennsylvania. 

*The extra minutes of the 0030 airing are crowd milling around afterwards at Bush event in York. The crowd scenes are available on Program number 182621-1.

On Friday, July 9, 2004 the President made his 30th visit to Pennsylvania since being elected. In 2000, he narrowly lost the state to Vice President Al Gore. This rally in York was part of a day-long bus trip through southern Pennsylvania. The event was introduced by the helicopter departure from the White House of the president and his daughter Jenna. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Road to the White House

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Program ID:
182643-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 11, 2004
Last Aired:
Jul 12, 2004

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  • Jul 11, 2004 | 6:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 12, 2004 | 12:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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