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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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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.

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Office of

Robert Bennett


Total cost of 93 office trips: $193,008.78


Trips by Robert Bennett
Total cost of congressperson's 18 trips: $71,090.85

Destination: CANCUN, MEXICO
Sponsor: Salt Institute
Purpose: SPOKE AT ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SALT INSTITUTE
Date: Mar 5, 1999 (2 days)
Expense: $1,859.21
source

Destination: PRAGUE CZECH REPUBLIC
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON US-RUSSIA RELATIONS
Date: Aug 20, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $5,131.20
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: CONFERENCE GROUP LTD
Purpose: ADDRESS THE PRICEWATERHOUSE COOPERS PROPERTY. CASUALTY EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE AS MEMBER OF BANKING COMMITTEE AND CHAIRMAN OF THE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS SUBCOMMITTEE
Date: Nov 28, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,697.07
source

Destination: PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Direct Marketing Association
Purpose: TO ADDRESS THE DIRECT MARKETING ASSOCIATION LEADERS FORUM REGARDING PRIVACY, TAX, AND OTHER BANKING ISSUES
Date: Mar 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $3,369.20
source

Destination: HELSINKI, FINLAND
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON US-RUSSIA RELATIONS
Date: Aug 19, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $6,326.00
source

Destination: PUNTA MITA, MEXICO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON ISLAM
Date: Jan 10, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $6,164.16
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT AN AIPAC CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 3, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $434.59
source

Destination: TUSCON, ARIZONA
Sponsor: Transatlantic Policy Network
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A TRANSATLANTIC POLICY NETWORK CONFERENCE
Date: May 3, 2002
Expense: $553.50
source

Destination: KEY BISCAYNE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: NASDAQ LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
Date: Mar 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $4,179.00
source

Destination: SPAIN
Sponsor: Transatlantic Policy Network
Purpose: TPN SPRING MEETING
Date: Apr 13, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,944.18
source

Destination: MIDDLEBURG, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: SENATE LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Dec 1, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $739.00
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: JFK SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT/THE COMMONWEALTH FUND BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,935.48
source

Destination: VENICE, ITALY
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON US-RUSSIA-EUROPE RELATIONS
Date: Aug 22, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $5,076.20
source

Destination: CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO
Sponsor: Utah Automobile Dealers Association
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Nov 7, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,760.00
source

Destination: LONDON/PARIS/BRUSSELS
Sponsor: Transatlantic Policy Network
Purpose: SENATOR BENNETT IS THE CHAIRMAN OF THIS ORGANIZATION, SO HE ATTENDED, PARTICIPATED, AND SPOKE AS THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER IN A SERIES OF EVENTS
Date: Nov 28, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $8,276.26
source

Destination: GERMANY (MUNICH)
Sponsor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Purpose: SENATOR BENNETT WAS THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THEIR CONFERENCE IN GERMANY
Date: Apr 8, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $7,187.00
source

Destination: SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: Transatlantic Policy Network
Purpose: SENATOR BENNETT IS THE CHAIRMAN OF THIS ORGANIZATION, SO HE ATTENDED, PARTICIPATED, AND SPOKE AS THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: May 14, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,660.00
source

Destination: ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: SENATOR BENNETT PARTICIPATED IN A CONFERENCE ON POLITICAL ISLAM
Date: May 30, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $7,798.80
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Robert Bennett

Catharine Ackerson
Jennifer Belnap
James Brannon
Derek Brown
James Cobb
Mary Jane Collipriest
Fitchugh Elder
John Falls
Reed Garfield
Brian Higginbotham
Matt Hiller
Luke Johnson
Donald Marron
John Mcinerney
Tom Miller
Natasha Moore
Mark Morrison
Shaun Parkin
Kerk Phillips
Wendell Primus
Diane Rogers
Richard Rowdy Yeates
Kurt Schulet
Amber Sechrist
Tim Sheehan
Larry Shepherd
Chad Stone
William Triplett
Leah Uhlmann
Deborah Veres
Jeff Wrase
Paul Yost



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

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  • 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.