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American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.

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LEWIS, JOHN, Democratic Party
Georgia

Total number of trips - 18
Total cost of trips - $0.00

Average cost per trip - $0.00
Total number of days spent traveling - 37 days
Rank of representative - 632 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Temple Bethel of Great Neck
Dates - January 16, 2004 - January 17, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - New York, NY - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - MLK Celebration Committee
Dates - January 19, 2004 - January 20, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Albany, GA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - ATL - Albany, GA - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Lane College
Dates - February 2, 2004 - February 3, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Memphis, TN

Purpose - not specified
Notes - ATL - Memphis, TN - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Faith & Politics
Dates - February 13, 2004 - February 15, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Montgomery, AL

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - Montg. - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - SCLC Women Inc
Dates - March 6, 2004 - March 8, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - AL

Purpose - not specified
Notes - ATL - Alabama - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Baptist College
Dates - March 15, 2004 - March 16, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Nashville, TN

Purpose - not specified
Notes - ATL - Nash., TN - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Michigan Coalition for Human Rights
Dates - March 21, 2004 - March 22, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Detroit, MI

Purpose - not specified
Notes - ATL (Atlanta) - Detroit, MI - NC This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Univ of Texas LBJ School
Dates - March 25, 2004 - March 26, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Austin, TX

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - Austin, TX - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - William & Mary Univ
Dates - April 6, 2004 - April 7, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Williamsburg, VA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - Williamsburg, VA - Washington, DC This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Boston College Law School
Dates - April 13, 2004 - April 13, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - Boston, MA - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Syracuse Univ
Dates - April 25, 2004 - April 26, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Syracuse, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - ATL - Syracuse, NY - ATL (Atlanta) This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Dates - June 13, 2005 - June 14, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - NY

Purpose - Congressman Lewis received the "Beacon of Justice Award" and a Special Tribute to the 40th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
Notes - Atlanta - New York - Washington, DC Dollar amounts not specified

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Children's Defense Fund
Dates - June 10, 2005 - June 11, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Knoxville, TN

Purpose - Congressman Lewis served as the keynote speaker at the 2005 Call to Action night for 700 primarily Black college students
Notes - Atlanta - Knoxville - Atlanta Dollar amounts not specified

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - City Year
Dates - June 2, 2005 - June 3, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Little Rock, AR

Purpose - Congressman Lewis received the Lifetime of Idealism Award recognized as City Year's highest honor
Notes - Atlanta - Little Rock - Atlanta No dollar amount specified

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - NAACP Local Chapter
Dates - September 17, 2005 - September 18, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Charleston, SC

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes - Atlanta, GA - Charleston, SC - Atlanta, GA

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Univ of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service
Dates - October 13, 2005 - October 14, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Little Rock, AR

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes - Atlanta, GA - Little Rock, AR - Atlanta, GA

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
Dates - October 29, 2005 - October 30, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes - Washington, DC- Boston, MA - Washington, DC

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - NAACP Legal Defense
Dates - November 3, 2005 - November 4, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Congressman was being honored/speaking engagement
Notes - Washington, DC - New York - Washington, DC

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Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.