Tight Campaign Prompts Ad Blitz

Kerry in a DNC TV ad

hide captionJohn Kerry, in a scene from the Democratic Natioinal Committee's ad, "Strength."

DNC
Grant Hibbard, in an anti-Kerry ad by the group Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.

hide captionGrant Hibbard, in an anti-Kerry ad by the group Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.

Swift Boat Veterans for Truth

Federal campaign laws limit what Sen. John Kerry may spend on television advertising from now until the election, but numerous anti-Bush groups are picking up the slack. The volume of campaign ads in general is high, and attack ads are plentiful. NPR's John McChesney reports.

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