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C-SPAN's Campaign 2008 'Road to the White House' Bus hits the Park Blocks, Apr. 2
Author: Molly Lane, Office of University Communications, 503-725-8555
Posted: March 31, 2008

What: The Portland community is invited to join the thousands who have toured C-SPAN's Campaign 2008 Bus as part of the "Road to the White House" tour, when the bus stops at Portland State University.

The 45-foot mobile production studio is on the campaign trail to promote and enhance C-SPAN's comprehensive political coverage, traveling to major political events such as candidate debates and speeches in early primary states, touring state capitols, and also conducting educational programs for teachers and students.


When: Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Where: Park Blocks, outside of Smith Memorial Student Union (1825 S.W. Broadway)

Cost: The visit is free and open to public.

Background: Since its January 2007 launch, the bus has been to 32 state capitals and 95 schools, where 278 elected officials, 2,750 teachers and 21,650 students have been on board.

The Portland event, in partnership with Comcast, is part of the Bus's inaugural "Road to the White House" tour, named after C-SPAN's political program that marks its 20th year on the air in 2008.

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By: Molly Lane, Office of University Communications, 503-725-8555.