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The Uphill Battle of John Kerry24:51
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photoContinuing our series profiling the Democratic Candidates, On Point talks with Senator John Kerry about his uphill battle to secure his parties nomination. While lagging in the polls Kerry still has an ample war chest and a solid campaign apparatus. It is do or die time for Kerry who needs to overcome the impression that a blue blood Senator from Massachusetts can't win in the general election.

Guests:

John Kerry, U.S. Senator (D-MA) and candidate for the Democratic nomination for President

Walter Shapiro, political columnist for USA Today and author of "One-Car Caravan, On the Road with the 2004 Democrats Before America Tunes In"

Joan Vennochi, political columnist for the Boston Globe

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at the Atlantic Monthly.

This program aired on January 6, 2004.

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