NH Presidential Candidate Forum This Friday

Moderated by Edward Kennedy Jr., board secretary for the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the presidential candidate forum on Friday, November 2,2007, will feature appearances by Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY), Senator Joseph Biden (D-DE), Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), and Congressman Dennis Kucinich(D-Ohio). Senator John McCain (R-AZ) will participate by phone, while John Edwards’ campaign manager and former Michigan Congressman David Bonior will address the crowd of more than 600 New Hampshire voters.

Please RSVP by 2 PM on Thursday,November 1, 2007 to receive press credentials for the event. Responses can be sent to Amy Lambiaso at  lambiaso@libertysquaregrp.com,

The schedule of candidate appearances is as follows:

10:15 AM Senator Hillary Clinton

11:00 AM Senator Joseph Biden

11:30 AM Senator Chris Dodd

2:00 PM Congressman Dennis Kucinich

2:30 PM former Congressman David Bonior, campaign manager for John Edwards

3:30 PM Senator John McCain

Additional speakers and expert panels will be announced as they are confirmed.

WHEN : Friday, November 2, 2007; 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

WHERE : Radisson Hotel Ballroom, 700 Elm St., Manchester, NH

The forum is sponsored by: AARP;ADAPT; American Association of People with Disabilities; ADA Watch; AmericanFoundation for the Blind; The Arc of the United States; Association ofUniversity Centers on Disabilities; Disability Rights Education and DefenseFund; Easter Seals; Epilepsy Foundation; Hands On Video Relay Services, Inc.;Manchester Community Television; National Association of the Deaf; NationalCoalition of Mental Health; Consumer/Survivor Organizations; National Councilon Independent Living; National Spinal Cord Injury Association; New EnglandChapter Paralyzed Veterans of America; Paralyzed Veterans of America; SelfAdvocates Becoming Empowered; TASH; Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard ofHearing, Inc.; United Cerebral Palsy; United Spinal Association; VSA arts.