Adrienne, author of the Motivation for Truth blog met Governor Palin, who was in Auburn NY to celebrate Alaska’s 50th year of statehood. On that blog, it was reported that though Governor Palin’s trip was hardly advertised and received little news coverage, over 20,000 people attended the event.
Below are videos of a speech the Governor delivered later in the day:
|Gov. Sarah Palin Leads Auburn’s Founders Day Parade|
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin helped celebrate Alaskan history with Auburn on June 6th 2009 by taking part in the first annual Founders Day Parade. The event designed this year to connect Auburn with Alaska. Auburn favorite son William Seward, former U.S. secretary of state, arranged for the purchase of Alaska from Russia in 1867. In this video, Gov. Palin took part in the parade and gave a speech to thousands of spectators in front of Auburn’s City Hall (Stcanner, 2009, Â¶1).
Todd Palin, husband of Governor Palin facing the camera. Photo courtesy of Sharon Caliendo.
Photos Courtesy of Sharon Caliendo.
YouTube videos shot by Chet Susslin/The Citizen and retrieved from: http://www.conservatives4palin.com/2009/06/governor-palins-seward-house-address.html
Stcanner. (2009, June 6). “Gov. Sarah Palin leads Auburn’s Founders Day parade.” The Post-Standard (Syracuse, NY). Retrieved June 6, 2009 from: http://videos.syracuse.com/post-standard/2009/06/gov_sarah_palin_leads_auburns.html