John Edwards to Embark on Two-Day 'Economic Fairness for the North Country' Barnstorm

Will Discuss New Policy Developments in Rural Recovery Act at the Carsey Institute at UNH

(Manchester, NH) - On Thursday, September 27th, and Friday, September 28th, Senator John Edwards will embark on a two-day 'Economic Fairness for the North Country' barnstorm to discuss his bold ideas to help middle class and working families get truly universal health care and quality education, and build an economy that works for them.

Edwards will kick off the tour by unveiling new policy developments in his Rural Recovery Act and participating in a roundtable discussion of the challenges facing rural and working families with director Cynthia Duncan and members of the Carsey Institute at UNH.

Throughout the tour, Edwards will be joined by Grammy Award-winning musician Ralph Stanley II, the IBMA award-winning Bluegrass Brothers, and former Democratic Congressman Ben Jones, who played "Cooter" on the Dukes of Hazzard.

Thursday, September 27th 12:30pm

Economic Fairness Barnstorm Kick-off with John Edwards


Economic Fairness Barnstorm Kick-off with John Edwards

The Carsey Institute on UNH Campus

Huddleston Hall Dining Hall

73 Main Street, Durham, NH 03824

2:15pm – Press Availability


Economic Fairness Town Hall

Economic Fairness Town Hall

Salyards Center for the Arts

110 Main St., Conway, NH

6:55pm – Press Availability


Bluegrass Concert with John Edwards, featuring Grammy Award Winner Ralph Stanley II, the IBMA award winning Blue Grass Brothers, and Former Congressman Ben "Cooter" Jones

NH Technical College


2020 Riverside Drive

Berlin, NH 03570


Friday, September 28th



Economic Fairness Town Hall

Littleton Community House

120 Main St., Littleton, NH

12:40pm – Press Availability


Economic Fairness Town Hall with John Edwards

NH Community Technical College

1 College Dr., Claremont, NH

NOTE - Members of the media wishing to attend should please RSVP to Kate Bedingfield at 603-218-9838, or at