The Travels of Ralph Nader -- April 2004 (starting April 20)



















Rochester, MN

Phoenix, AZ
Tucson, AZ

Dallas, TX
Austin, TX

Austin, TX
Houston, TX

Indianapolis, IN
Bloomington, IN

South Bend/Mishawaka, IN
Dearborn, MI






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Note: This calendar is based on schedules provided by the campaign.


Tuesday, April 20, 2004
Rochester, MN
2:30 - 3:30 p.m University Center Rochester Atrium
A Book Signing Session with Ralph Nader
-Copies of A Ralph Nader Reader will be available for purchase and signing
3:30 pm-5:00pm Panel Discussion: A Conversation about Corporate Responsibility (Q & A to follow) with Ian Maitland
-Campus Auditorium, 350 people (free and open to the public)
Introduced by Joseph Marchesani
5:00 pm-5:30 pm Book Signing
5:30 pm-6:30 pm Dinner
7:00 pm-8:30 pm Keynote Speech: The Current Climate for Corporate Responsibility (Q & A to follow) Rochester Century H.S. Auditorium
650 people; Introduced by Joseph Marchesani
8:30 pm-9:30 pm Book Signing

Wednesday April 21, 2004                                  
Phoenix, AZ
Estrella Community College-Community Room on the second floor of Estrella Hall.
11:30 am-12:30 pm
Meeting with Volunteers
12:30 pm-1:30 pm Speech-College Tuition and Ballot Access
1:30 pm Meet & Greet and  Media Availability
2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Drive to Tucson (115 miles; 2 hours)
Tucson, AZ

University of Arizona, Ares Auditorium College of Law Building RM 146
4:30pm-5:00 pm Meeting with Students United for Peace & Justice in the Middle East and Volunteers
5:00pm-5:30 pm Speech on International Law and the Middle East & Ballot Access
5:30 pm Leave for Dinner (Burkholder)
6:00 pm-7:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
The Fountains-Catalina Dining Room
2001 West Rudasill Road
Tucson, AZ 85704
Thursday April 22, 2004 
Dallas, TX  
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Meeting with Arab-American and Muslim Community
Haveli Restaurant 1800 Valley View Lane, Irving, TX
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Meeting with Volunteers (private room in restaurant)
2:00 pm-6:00 pm Drive to Austin (196 miles; 4 hours)
Austin, TX
6:00 pm-7:00 pm Speech at University of Texas Law School
727 E. Dean Keaton, Austin, TX; Auditorium-room number 2.114
7:00 pm-8:00 pm Meeting with Volunteers and Student Leaders                                               
727 E. Dean Keaton,
Austin, TX, Room 2.140
8:00 pm-10:00 pm Town Meeting at Asian-American Cultural Center
11713 Jollyville Road, Austin, TX  78759
10:30 pm Drive back (stop to see canvassers getting signatures)

Friday, April 23, 2004

Austin, TX
9:00 am-9:30 am Press Conference against Slots for Tots
9:45 am-1:00 pm Drive to Houston (162 miles; 3 hours)
Houston, TX
1:15 pm Arrive at Mosque
1:30 pm-2:00 pm Speech at Dr. Fustok’s Mosque
1207 Conrad Sauer
Houston, Texas  77043-4306
3:30 pm-5:00 pm Media availability in conference room office
5:00 pm-6:00 pm Meeting with Palestinian Activists and Youth
(James Haritas’ place)
6:00 pm-7:00 pm Meeting with Houston Area Volunteers
8:00 pm-10:00 pm Arab-American and Muslim event at Dr. Fustok’s house

Saturday, April 24, 2004               
Indianapolis, IN
3:00 pm-3:45 pm Rendezvous with Ralph-Thank you meeting to contributors
University Place Conference Center and Hotel-Boardroom (2nd Floor)
850 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN
4:00 pm-5:00 pm Speech Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
SPEA/Kelley Portico, 801 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN
5:00 pm-6:00 pm Media availability IUPUI University College Lecture Hall 101
*Book Signing (Crashing the Party)
6:00 pm-7:00 pm
Bloomington, IN
Drive from Indianapolis, IN to Bloomington, IN (53 miles; 1 hour 14 minutes)

7:30 pm-8:30 pm Campaign Speech/Meeting with Volunteers
Solarium (IU Campus)
900 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, IN
*Book Signing (Crashing the Party)

Sunday, April 25, 2004                 
South Bend/ Mishawaka, IN
9:00 am-10:00 am Breakfast with volunteers
TGI Friday’s Restaurant
4730 Grape Road
Mishawaka, IN  46545
9:45 pm-10:00 am Book Signing (Crashing the Party) for donation ($75)
Dearborn, MI
2:30 pm-3:30 pm Meeting with Volunteers
Al-Ameer's Restaurant and Banquet Hall
12710 West Warren, Dearborn, MI
3:30 pm-4:00 pm Book signing (Crashing the Party)
4:00 pm- 4:30pm Meeting with representatives of the press

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