In what has become an annual tradition, volunteers join Paul Monti, whose son died while serving in Afghanistan, to plant flags at each gravestone at the Massachusetts National Cemetery.
Our team is in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the Democratic National Conventional, covering the speeches, and getting out into the city — We’ve been to Carolinafest (yay funnel cakes!), we met up with a number of young veterans who are becoming entrepreneurs and we ran into The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart.
August 31, 2012
After a week covering the RNC in Tampa, we’re heading to the DNC in Charlotte. Stay plugged into our Twitter feed (@hereandnowrobin and @hereandnow) and our Facebook page, Facebook.com/hereandnowradio to see what we’re up to. And tune in to our broadcast next week!
August 28, 2012
We packed up our radio equipment, along with extra junk food, and headed down to Tampa, Florida for the Republican National Convention.
We’re analyzing the big speeches, stopping by convention events and we’re also out and about in Tampa, seeing what makes this place tick.We visited the Tampa neighborhood known as “Suitcase City” to see how the foreclosure crisis is reverberating, we also spoke with the co-founder of Tampa’s Tea Party. See all our stories below.
Like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter (@hereandnowrobin and @hereandnow) for more photos and videos.
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.