Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole returns to Kansas next month for the latest of several planned trips to his home state this year.
The 91-year-old Russell native lives in Washington, D.C., and is making the homecoming tour to greet longtime friends and supporters throughout the state. He spends an hour at each stop, chatting with fans and old acquaintances.
The schedule for the first week of September will take Dole to 10 communities in southeastern and south-central Kansas, beginning Sept. 4 in Independence. He'll be in Howard, Sedan, Winfield and Wellington the following day.
The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has made hours of interviews about Bob Dole's Senate career available online. The announcement coincides with the former Kansas senator's 91st birthday. Stephen Koranda reports.
You can now go online for videos and audio of high-profile people talking about Bob Dole's nearly 3 decades in the U.S. Senate. Here's former president George H.W. Bush.
"I, as president, had to have strong leadership that would be supportive of my programs in the Senate. And Bob Dole proved to be a great leader on that,” says Bush.