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Back to The Data

Office of

Jerry Lewis


Total cost of 34 office trips: $101,002.90


Trips by Jerry Lewis
Total cost of congressperson's 4 trips: $18,294.30

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: BRIEFINGS & DISCUSSION-NAT'L PARK SERVICES ON N.Y. CITY & STATE SECURITY & CONTINGENCY PLANS, LIBERTY ISLAND, ELLIS ISLAND
Date: May 9, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,739.65
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS
Sponsor: Annenberg Foundation and related organizations
Purpose: CA. DELEGATION RETREAT
Date: Dec 5, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $957.60
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Sponsor: Lockheed Martin
Purpose: SPEECH TO EMPLOYEES
Date: Mar 28, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $3,731.40
source

Destination:
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: HELICOPTER TOUR OF RAIL AND PORT FACILITIES
Date: Aug 17, 2005
Expense: $11,865.65
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Jerry Lewis

Grady Bourn
Frank Cushing
J Spencer Freebairn
Elizabeth Kavalich
Dave Lesstrong
Elizabeth Lewis
Jeff Shockey
Letitia White
Jennifer Wickre
Arlene Willis



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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.

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.

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  • 01.22.15

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  • 01.14.15

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  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

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  • 12.23.14

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