Swiftboat Crewmates to Headline 'Veterans for Kerry' Rally in Jonesboro Tonight - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Jonesboro, AR - by Randy Myers, News Assignment Manager

Swiftboat Crewmates to Headline 'Veterans for Kerry' Rally in Jonesboro Tonight

SEPTEMBER 26, 2004 - Posted at 2:15 p.m. CDT

 

JONESBORO, AR - Former U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Herschel Gober and John Kerry crewmates Fred Short of North Little Rock and Drew Whitlow of Huntsville will lead a Veterans for Kerry tour Monday evening on the lawn of the Craighead County Courthouse in downtown Jonesboro.

According to a news release from the Kerry campaign, "Arkansas Veterans for Kerry will discuss the choices we face on national security and our most urgent national security challenge - defeating the terrorists.  The veterans will discuss George W. Bush's policies, and Kerry's plan to fight terrorism.

The Jonesboro event will be the final rally in a daylong tour across Arkansas of Arkansas Veterans for Kerry.  Similar rallies are also planned in Fayetteville (9 a.m.) and Little Rock (2 p.m.).

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