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BEREUTER, DOUGLAS K, Republican Party
Nebraska

Total number of trips - 11
Total cost of trips - $77,005.14

Average cost per trip - $7,000.47
Total number of days spent traveling - 66 days
Rank of representative - 60 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - World Economic Forum
Dates - January 27, 2000 - January 31, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Davos, Switzerland

Purpose - To participate in the World Economic Forum
Notes - Accompanied by wife Louise Bereuter

Travel Cost - $5,803.50
Lodging Cost - $791.00
Meal Cost - $300.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,894.50

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - August 20, 2000 - August 26, 2000 (7 days)
Location(s) - Prague, Czech Republic

Purpose - To participate in a conference on U.S.-Russia relations
Notes - Accompanied by wife Louise Bereuter

Travel Cost - $4,304.40
Lodging Cost - $525.00
Meal Cost - $800.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,629.40

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - May 30, 2000 - June 4, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - Vancouver, Canada

Purpose - To participate in a conference on U.S.-China relations
Notes - Accompanied by wife Louise Bereuter--"Other" cost for ground transportation

Travel Cost - $2,673.25
Lodging Cost - $1,610.00
Meal Cost - $1,200.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $5,683.25

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government
Dates - October 26, 2001 - October 27, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Cambridge, MA

Purpose - To receive the alumni achievement award
Notes -

Travel Cost - $237.75
Lodging Cost - $260.00
Meal Cost - $45.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $542.75

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - World Economic Forum
Dates - January 24, 2001 - January 29, 2001 (6 days)
Location(s) - Davos, Switzerland

Purpose - To participate in the World Economic Forum
Notes - Spouse Louise Bereuter

Travel Cost - $7,481.00
Lodging Cost - $1,800.00
Meal Cost - $600.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $9,881.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 12, 2001 - January 17, 2001 (6 days)
Location(s) - Grand Cayman Island, British West Indies

Purpose - To participate in a conference on U.S. policy toward Cuba
Notes - Spouse Louise Bereuter

Travel Cost - $1,782.60
Lodging Cost - $2,355.00
Meal Cost - $1,650.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,787.60

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - August 19, 2001 - August 26, 2001 (8 days)
Location(s) - Helsinki, Finland

Purpose - To participate in a conference on U.S. Russia relations
Notes - Spouse Louise Bereuter

Travel Cost - $5,669.40
Lodging Cost - $1,500.00
Meal Cost - $1,600.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $8,769.40

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 10, 2002 - January 15, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - Punta Mita, Mexico

Purpose - to participate in conference on Islam
Notes - spouse Louise Bereuter

Travel Cost - $2,908.56
Lodging Cost - $2,925.00
Meal Cost - $1,200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,033.56

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - June 27, 2003 - July 3, 2003 (7 days)
Location(s) - Helsinki, Finland

Purpose - To participate in a conference on political Islam
Notes - Child Eric accompanied

Travel Cost - $3,949.00
Lodging Cost - $3,000.00
Meal Cost - $3,000.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $9,949.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 17, 2003 - January 22, 2003 (6 days)
Location(s) - Lanai, HI

Purpose - To participate in a conference on US-China relations
Notes - Spouse Louis Bereuter accompanied

Travel Cost - $5,288.78
Lodging Cost - $1,960.00
Meal Cost - $1,710.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $8,958.78

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 5, 2004 - January 11, 2004 (7 days)
Location(s) - Honolulu, HI

Purpose - To participate in conference on U.S.-China relations
Notes - Spouse - Louise Bereuter

Travel Cost - $4,600.90
Lodging Cost - $1,675.00
Meal Cost - $1,600.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,875.90

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

King's Last March

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Four decades later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

    Free Community College for All

    President Barack Obama wants to make the first two years of community college free for what he calls “responsible students” who are “willing to work for it.” It’s being called “America’s College Promise.” This week on the podcast we examine the prospect of free community college for all.
  • 01.14.15

    What’s in a number?

    Our guest this week has a message for high school seniors and their parents who are poring over the latest college rankings lists: Put ‘em down.
  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

    Philanthropic foundations have been giving money to public education for years. But our guest this week argues that philanthropies are increasingly pushing specific educational agendas.
  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

    The achievement gap refers to the disparities in academic success between lower-income students of color and their more affluent white counterparts. But according to Quyen Dinh, executive director of the national advocacy organization Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), one group often left out of the conversation is Southeast Asian American students.