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Kerry Launches Advertising Blitz

After two months of the Bush campaign's television advertising blitz, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry is airing commercials that aim to make him better known to the American electorate, explain his position on Iraq, shed light on his national priorities and counter the Bush campaign's anti-Kerry message. NPR's John McChesney reports.

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John McChesney
Since 1979 senior correspondent John McChesney has been with NPR, where he has served as national editor (responsible for domestic news) and senior foreign editor. Over the course of his career with NPR, McChesney covered a variety of beats and traveled extensively throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia. His reports can be heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, and newscasts.