Libertarian Presidential Candidate Governor Gary Johnson and Vice-Presidential running mate Judge Jim Gray are scheduled to speak at BOTH Paul Festival and Freedom Festival 2012 near Tampa Florida August 24 to 27.
Paul Festival organizers announced earlier today:
Johnson and Judge Jim Gray Confirmed to Speak: CHICAGO, IL – Paul Festival announced today they had confirmed former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson to their list of speakers. Johnson joins an already packed collection of liberty advocates for the festival featuring vendors, speakers and live music.
Previously Johnson had been announced as a keynote speaker at Freedom Festival, a concurrent event to be held at Fantasy of Flight (about 40 minutes east of Tampa).
Judge Jim Gray is expected to speak at this event as well.
Specific program details have not yet been posted for either event, but IPR has learned that Johnson is scheduled (subject to change) to introduce the Steve Miller Band at Freedom Fest on Friday night, and has been initially awarded a key slot at PaulFest the following night.
Details to follow (film at 11) as they are released.
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