The Travels of Governor Sarah Palin -- August 2008
Joint events with Sen. McCain are shown in red with an asterisk.*

Wed. August 27, 2008
-Flies to Flagstaff, AZ, meets with campaign aides Steve Schmidt and Mark Salter at the home of Bob Delgado. 

Thurs. August 28, 2008
-To the McCain compound in Sedona, AZ, meets with Cindy McCain.  Sen. McCain joins them and offers her the position around 11 a.m..

-Flies to Hook Field Municipal Airport in Middletown, OH (Dayton area), checks into the Manchester Inn in Middletown under assumed name.  Meets with Sen. McCain again that evening.

Fri. August 29, 2008 Bus tour.
-Sen. McCain introduces Gov. Palin as his running mate at a Road to the Convention rally at Ervin J. Nutter Center in Dayton, OH.*
The McCains and the Palins shop at The Buckeye Corner, a sporting goods store in West Columbus, OH.*
-The McCains and the Palins stop for ice cream at the Dairy Duchess in New Concord, OH.

Sat. August 30, 2008
-Stop with Sen. McCain at Tom's Diner in Pittsburgh, PA.*
-Road to the Convention rally with Sen. McCain at Consol Energy Park in Washington, PA.*
also today
interview with People magazine.

Sun. August 31, 2008
-McCain and Palin tour the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency's Emergency Operations Center with Gov. Haley Barbour in Pearl, MS.*
-Road to the Convention rally with Sen. McCain at T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O'Fallon, MO.*
       To Minneapolis, MN.

Aug. 27-28, 2008 from:
Michael Cooper and Elisabeth Bumiller.  "Alaskan Is McCain’s Choice; First Woman on G.O
.P. Ticket."  New York Times, August 29, 2008.
Robert Barnes and Michael D. Shear. 
"McCain Picks Alaska Governor; Palin First Woman on GOP Ticket."  Washington Post, August 29, 2008.
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