John Kerry joins 'Hardball' from the campaign trail

Democratic presidential candidate Senator John Kerry sits down with host Chris Matthews, Tuesday, April 27, 7-8 p.m. (ET) on MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” during its 7th anniversary week.

Kerry will talk exclusively with Chris immediately following his Jobs Summit from the Slovenian Home in Cleveland, Ohio, one of the biggest battleground states for the 2004 presidential race. He will join Chris in talking about the heated Battle for the White House, the ongoing fight against terrorism, and the controversy over his Vietnam War medals.

Also as part of “Hardball’s” 7th anniversary week, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld will join Chris from his Pentagon office on “Hardball” Thursday, April 28, 7-8 p.m. (ET).