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The Science of Smart

Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. In this program, we look at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. We meet the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. And we introduce listeners to the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

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  • 08.19.14

    Learning to love tests

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  • 08.19.14

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    Paul Tough talks about his new book, How Children Succeed. He says it's character that matters when it comes to learning. Children need curiosity, optimism and self-control.
  • 08.18.14

    This is your brain on language

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American RadioWorks | Hearing is Seeing
science-smart

The Science of Smart

Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. In this program, we look at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. We meet the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. And we introduce listeners to the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

Recent Posts

  • 08.20.14

    Variation is key to deeper learning

    Humans obviously learn a lot of things through trial-and-error. A level of "desirable difficulty" built into a learning and exam process appears to boost the overall retention of new skills or knowledge.
  • 08.19.14

    Learning to love tests

    If there's consensus on anything in education, it's this: Tests are awful. But maybe we've been thinking about tests all wrong. Research shows that tests can actually be powerful tools for learning -- but only if teachers use them right.
  • 08.19.14

    Paul Tough on how children succeed

    Paul Tough talks about his new book, How Children Succeed. He says it's character that matters when it comes to learning. Children need curiosity, optimism and self-control.
  • 08.18.14

    This is your brain on language

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SBC Communications Inc


Total cost of 116 trips: $207,547.12


Traveler: W.J. Tauzin (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TOUR PACIFIC BELL NETWORK OPERATIONS CENTER AS AN EDUCATIONAL FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Jan 7, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $481.50
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Traveler: Michael Copher (from the office of Steve Buyer)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL RETREAT, TOUR OF FACILITIES
Date: Feb 12, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,109.00
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Traveler: Gene Smith (from the office of Howard Berman)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 18, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $675.00
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Traveler: Brad Smith (from the office of David Dreier)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 18, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $622.00
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Traveler: Pete Levitas (from the office of Mike Dewine)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: ILLEGIBLE
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,740.00
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Traveler: Wallace Hsueh (from the office of Gordon Smith)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS SUMMIT & FACILITY TOUR
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,641.15
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Traveler: Brian Kennedy (from the office of George Radanovich)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS BRIEFING
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,641.15
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Traveler: John Mccamman (from the office of George Radanovich)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: TRAINING RE: TELECOM
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,713.90
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Traveler: Kathryn Lehman (from the office of Tom Delay)
Destination: PALM SPRINGS
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE ON TELECOM ISSUES FACING CONGRESS.
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,919.50
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Traveler: William Nordwind (from the office of Fred Upton)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; PANELIST
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,425.00
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Traveler: James Hall (from the office of Mary Bono)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,546.09
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Traveler: Frank Cullusw (from the office of Mary Bono)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONG. STAFF BRIEFINGS/CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $990.00
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Traveler: Shannon Good (from the office of Diana Degette)
Destination: SAND DIEGO
Purpose:
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,652.65
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Traveler: Ali Amirhooshmand (from the office of Cliff Stearns)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,771.15
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Traveler: Heather Herndon (from the office of Nathan Deal)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,641.15
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Traveler: Courtney Anderson (from the office of John Shimkus)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,641.15
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Traveler: Brett Hale (from the office of Edward Whitfield)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS PUBLIC POLICY ISSUE RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $1,574.60
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Traveler: Andy Levin (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: ATTEND RETREAT: TELECOMMUNICATION ISSUES FOR THE 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $2,959.65
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Traveler: Howard Waltzman (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,833.15
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Traveler: Allison Remsen (from the office of David Bonior)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,791.15
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Traveler: Dawn Petchell (from the office of Heather Wilson)
Destination: BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT
Purpose: FACT-FINDING MISSION
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,931.25
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Traveler: Jesse Mccollum (from the office of Edolphus Towns)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,791.15
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Traveler: Thomas Quaadman (from the office of Vito Fossella)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: FACT FINDING - TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,574.60
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Traveler: James Conzelman (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,641.15
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Traveler: Kevin Krufky (from the office of Sam Brownback)
Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,784.63
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Traveler: Mark Kadesh (from the office of Dianne Feinstein)
Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: TO ATTEND SBC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,076.98
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Traveler: Louis Renjel (from the office of James Inhofe)
Destination: CALIFORNIA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $2,124.69
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Traveler: Robert Cochran (from the office of Howard Mckeon)
Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: BRIEFINGS ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,458.51
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Traveler: Gene Smith (from the office of Howard Berman)
Destination: SAN FRANCISCO
Purpose:
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,499.51
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Traveler: Brad Smith (from the office of David Dreier)
Destination: LOS ANGELES-SAN FRANCISCO-LA
Purpose:
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,499.51
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Traveler: Joan Korich (from the office of Edward Royce)
Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS.
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,673.37
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Traveler: Steven Howell (from the office of Gary Miller)
Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: TO SEE WHAT SBC COMMUNICATIONS IS DOING TO PREPARE FOR DEPLOYMENT OF DSL INTERNET SERVICE
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,735.06
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Traveler: Linda Ulrich (from the office of Ken Calvert)
Destination: SFO
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,675.94
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Traveler: Warren Tryon (from the office of Spencer Bachus)
Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: TELECOM ISSUES BRIEFING
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $2,052.78
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Traveler: Rodney Emery (from the office of Diane Watson)
Destination: STAFF RETREAT IN SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT FOCUSING ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,784.72
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Traveler: Matt Bostic (from the office of Michael Honda)
Destination: BRIEFINGS
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $30.59
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Traveler: Steve Moody (from the office of George Miller)
Destination: SAN FRANCISCO
Purpose:
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,646.13
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Traveler: Pamela Barry (from the office of Sam Farr)
Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,641.15
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Traveler: Troy Phillips (from the office of Sam Farr)
Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,641.15
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Traveler: Andy Levin (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: ATTEND & PARTICIPATE IN RETREAT
Date: Aug 8, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,661.18
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Traveler: Bryan Cunningham (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,821.25
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Traveler: Andrew Vermilye (from the office of John Breaux)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: ATTEND A CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,769.00
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Traveler: Brian Kennedy (from the office of George Radanovich)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: STAFF SEMINAR ON BROADBAND TECHNOLOGY
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,656.25
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Traveler: Susan Hirschmann (from the office of Tom Delay)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $3,465.90
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Traveler: Kathryn Lehman (from the office of Tom Delay)
Destination: WASH. DC TO CORONADO, CAL.
Purpose: ATTEND MEETING ON TELECOM ISSUES FACING CONGRESS
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,578.45
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Traveler: Ronnie Carleton (from the office of Martin Frost)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR-TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,897.50
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Traveler: Ben Cline (from the office of Bob Goodlatte)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,860.59
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Traveler: Kevin Allexon (from the office of Mark Green)
Destination:
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,061.59
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Traveler: Kimberly Parker (from the office of Bobby Rush)
Destination: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS TO SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA TO WASHINGTON, D.C.
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR AND TOUR OF SBC FACILITIES
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $2,178.45
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Traveler: Cameron Gilreath (from the office of Lamar Smith)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: SEMINAR
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,813.75
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Traveler: Scott Palmer (from the office of J. Dennis Hastert)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,178.45
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Traveler: Tim Kurth (from the office of J. Dennis Hastert)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: SEMINAR ON ASPECTS OF TELECOM ACT NOT BEING FULFILLED; BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT COMPETITION & 27/ PROCESS FOR LONG DISTANCE APPROVAL
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,015.59
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Traveler: Kelly Childress (from the office of John Shimkus)
Destination:
Purpose: BUSINESS
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,025.59
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Traveler: Howard Waltzman (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,848.60
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Traveler: Andy Levin (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: ATTEND SEMINAR
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,839.89
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Traveler: Robert Stien (from the office of Lee Terry)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TO UNDERSTAND CURRENT VIEWS AND SITUATIONS REGARDING BROADBAND
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,661.92
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Traveler: Jessica Wallace (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TOUR SBC FACILITIES, MEETINGS WITH PRESIDENT
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,013.45
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Traveler: William Nordwind (from the office of Fred Upton)
Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; PANELIST
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,716.45
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Traveler: Kimrey Rhinehardt (from the office of Richard Burr)
Destination: MTGS, STAFF ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSIONS
Purpose: STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,838.46
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Traveler: Christopher Frech (from the office of Deborah Pryce)
Destination: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Purpose: SEMINAR ON THE STATE AND FUTURE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN THE U.S.
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,744.85
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Traveler: Brian Hard (from the office of Greg Walden)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,964.74
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Traveler: Richard Vaughn (from the office of William Jenkins)
Destination: CORONADO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR ON CURRENT TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,796.60
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Traveler: Janet Poppleton (from the office of Ralph Hall)
Destination: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR, SAN DIEGO
Purpose: SEMINAR TO DISCUSS PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES FACING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY.
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,812.75
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Traveler: Matthew Bassett (from the office of Pete Sessions)
Destination: TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,917.60
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Traveler: Frank Cavaliere (from the office of George Allen)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: SEMINAR ON TECHNOLOGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,684.90
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Traveler: Emmett O'keefe (from the office of Byron Dorgan)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP TO VISIT SBC FACILITIES IN CALIFORNIA. IT WILL BE INVOLVE SEMINARS AND DISCUSSIONS ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,051.00
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Traveler: Stacey Lowder (from the office of Don Nickles)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,908.31
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Traveler: Wallace Hsueh (from the office of Gordon Smith)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,629.50
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Traveler: Stephen Flippin (from the office of Lindsey Graham)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: SEMINAR
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,814.90
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Traveler: Patrick Thompson (from the office of Barbara Cubin)
Destination:
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,934.77
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Traveler: Michael Sullivan (from the office of Mary Bono)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: TELECOM FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,934.77
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Traveler: Heather Herndon (from the office of Nathan Deal)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,684.90
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Traveler: Laura Zuckerman (from the office of Steve Buyer)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,684.00
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Traveler: Dave Marventano (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,814.90
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Traveler: Brian Gaston (from the office of Roy Blunt)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: ATTEND CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,934.77
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Traveler: Robert Stien (from the office of Lee Terry)
Destination:
Purpose: TO UNDERSTAND THE MARKETPLACE POST TRIENNICAL REVIEW
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,684.90
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Traveler: Josh Brown (from the office of Darrell Issa)
Destination: SAN DIEGO - HOTDCHEL CORONADO
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,266.00
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Traveler: Brooks Kochvas (from the office of Chris Chocola)
Destination: DEPART WASHINGTON, DC APRIL 22 AND RETURN APRIL 25 DESTINATION SAN DIEGO
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR ON TELECOM INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,684.90
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Traveler: Bobby Hillert (from the office of Pete Sessions)
Destination:
Purpose: FURTHER EXAMINE FCC RULINGS IN REGARD TO TELECOMM INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,064.77
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Traveler: James Conzelman (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,064.77
source

Traveler: Andrew Beck (from the office of Paul Gillmor)
Destination: SAN DIEGO (CA)
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SEMINAR: TO LEARN AND DISCUSS THE 1996 TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT AND THE FCC'S RECENT DECISIONS, AND THEIR IMPACT ON REGIONAL BELL OPERATING COMPANIES, THEIR LONG-DISTANCE COMPETITORS, AND THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTR
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,684.90
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Traveler: Brendon Weiss (from the office of Vito Fossella)
Destination: LEGISLATIVE MEETINGS AND BUSINESS SEMINARS
Purpose: CONG. STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,684.90
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Traveler: Shannon Hillman (from the office of Martin Frost)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,684.00
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Traveler: Cameron Gilreath (from the office of Lamar Smith)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $3,010.00
source

Traveler: Sarah Wisner (from the office of Martin Frost)
Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP ABOUT TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Date: Aug 1, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $235.00
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Traveler: Jason Rosenstock (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY SEMINAR
Date: Mar 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,917.89
source

Traveler: Andrew Black (from the office of Joe Barton)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TELECOM MEETINGS/SEMINARS
Date: Mar 27, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $2,075.89
source

Traveler: Howard Waltzman (from the office of Joe Barton)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA TO SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR/SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Mar 27, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $3,539.62
source

Traveler: Christine Kurth (from the office of Ted Stevens)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TO ATTEND SEMINARS ON TELECOM INCLUDING HISTORY OF TELECOM LAWS COMPETITION ACROSS PLATFORMS & IP VIDEO DEMONSTRATION AND TO SIT ON A CONGRESSIONAL STAFF PANEL
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,294.40
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Traveler: Michael Sullivan (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: FACT FINDING--TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,868.50
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Traveler: Greg Orlando (from the office of Michael Ferguson)
Destination: WASHINGTON DULLES-SAN DIEGO, SF
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,857.36
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Traveler: Jonathan Hoganson (from the office of Rahm Emanuel)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: TO GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE IMPORTANT POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,751.66
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Traveler: Ryan Henry (from the office of John Carter)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,751.66
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Traveler: Gene Irisari (from the office of Michael Mccaul)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: TELECOM ACT REAUTHORIZATION AND REGULATION OF INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,800.70
source

Traveler: Sam Lancaster (from the office of J. Dennis Hastert)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,994.37
source

Traveler: Kathryn Mcnabb (from the office of Steve Buyer)
Destination: SAN DIEGO AIRPORT
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY. DISCUSSED REGULATORY REFORM & POSSIBLE 1996 REWRITE. HAD AN OVERVIEW OF THE INDUSTRY AND WHERE THEY WERE HEADING
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $1,857.36
source

Traveler: Joanna Foust (from the office of Dave Camp)
Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR ON POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES FACING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,852.05
source

Traveler: Cary Gibson (from the office of Russ Carnahan)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR REGARDING POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,917.89
source

Traveler: Yelberton Watkins (from the office of James Clyburn)
Destination: WASHINGTON-SAN DIEGO-SAN FRANCISCO
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES-IMPLICATIONS, PROPOSALS FOR REWRITE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,023.50
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Traveler: Richard Vaughn (from the office of William Jenkins)
Destination: WASHINGTON-SAN DIEGO
Purpose: 2005 TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,852.77
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Traveler: Johanna Shelton (from the office of Joe Barton)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-SAN DIEGO, CA-SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: ATTEND RETREAT ON 109TH CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,890.56
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Traveler: Anthony Zaffirini (from the office of Charles Gonzalez)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: TELECOM POLICY BRIEFING
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,917.89
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Traveler: Brian Peters (from the office of Jay Inslee)
Destination: D.C. TO SAN DIEGO TO SEATTLE
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,900.85
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Traveler: Patrick Thompson (from the office of Barbara Cubin)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,911.15
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Traveler: Warren Tryon (from the office of Spencer Bachus)
Destination: DC DULLES TO SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS-POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,713.65
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Traveler: Brandon Heiner (from the office of C.L. Otter)
Destination: BOISE, ID - SAN DIEGO, CA - WASHINGTON, DC
Purpose: EDUCATION FORUM ON POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,858.00
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Traveler: Malcolm Grace (from the office of Linda Sanchez)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA TO CORONADO, CA
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS SEMINAR FOR CONGRESSIONAL STAFF
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $1,823.59
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Traveler: Yardly Pollas-Kimble (from the office of Bobby Rush)
Destination: SAN DIEGO-SAN FRANCISCO
Purpose: TO ATTEND CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR BRIEFING ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY AND REGULATION
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,765.12
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Traveler: Craig Roberts (from the office of John Shimkus)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA TO SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR-THE PORTION IN SAN FRANCISCO WAS RELATED TO THE NCTA'S ANNUAL CONVENTION AND IS SPECIFIED IN A SEPARATE FILING
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,769.30
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Traveler: Brent Dolen (from the office of Edward Whitfield)
Destination: SAN DIEGO-NASHVILLE
Purpose: PARTICIPATED IN CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR ON LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY ISSUES FACING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $2,786.29
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Traveler: Robert Stien (from the office of Lee Terry)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: DEVELOP A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE IMPORTANT POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES FACING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,194.40
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Traveler: Dave Grimaldi (from the office of Edolphus Towns)
Destination: DULLES-SAN DIEGO-SAN FRANCISCO
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,294.40
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Traveler: Bobby Hillert (from the office of Pete Sessions)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT IMPORTANT POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES IN THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,751.66
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Traveler: Hollyn Schuemann (from the office of George Radanovich)
Destination: SAN DIEGO-SAN FRANCISCO
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,838.35
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Traveler: Christopher Lynch (from the office of Mary Bono)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: DISCUSSION ABOUT REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,751.66
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Traveler: Debra Marshall (from the office of Fred Upton)
Destination: SAN DIEGO CA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 30, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,113.11
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