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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.

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BOYD, F ALLEN JR, Democratic Party
Florida

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $10,245.35

Average cost per trip - $1,463.62
Total number of days spent traveling - 18 days
Rank of representative - 428 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Moneytree, Inc. --Dennis Basford, Moneytree CEO
Dates - June 13, 2002 - June 16, 2002 (4 days)
Location(s) - Alder, MT

Purpose - informative/discussion leader at town hall meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,274.50
Lodging Cost - $1,200.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,474.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
Dates - March 8, 2002 - March 10, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - GA

Purpose - informative
Notes -

Travel Cost - $689.00
Lodging Cost - $1,300.00
Meal Cost - $400.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,389.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dee Dot Timberlands
Dates - January 22, 2000 - January 24, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL

Purpose - Fact finding
Notes - Letter attached: "estimating the lowest first class air travel from Washington to Jacksonville is the responsibility of your office"

Travel Cost - $1,132.00
Lodging Cost - $59.00
Meal Cost - $56.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,247.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dairy Farmers of America
Dates - October 17, 2003 - October 19, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - MN - SD

Purpose - Fact finding/agricultural education
Notes - Other costs are for guides and licenses

Travel Cost - $1,211.00
Lodging Cost - $128.40
Meal Cost - $33.00
Other Cost - $965.00
Total Cost - $2,337.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Farm Bureau Federation
Dates - January 8, 2001 - January 8, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - Speech on FQPA
Notes - Other costs are for parking at hotel

Travel Cost - $210.75
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $10.00
Total Cost - $220.75

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dee Dot Timberlands
Dates - November 7, 2003 - November 9, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL

Purpose - round table discussions/fact-finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $900.00
Lodging Cost - $59.00
Meal Cost - $90.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,049.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Alabama Electric Co-Op
Dates - August 26, 2004 - August 26, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Montgomery, AL

Purpose - Featured speaker at AE Co-Op's board mtg. Meet & greet w/ board members in Montgomery (AE & West FL Electric Co-Op members)
Notes - Tallahassee, FL - Montgomery, AL

Travel Cost - $527.70
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $527.70

Additional family members - No

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.