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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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Trips sponsored by

Family Farm Alliance


Total cost of 8 trips: $6,143.58


Traveler: George Miller (from the office of George Miller)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 27, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,232.50
source

Traveler: J Stevens Lanich (from the office of Nick Rahall)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: ADDRESS FAMILY FARM ALLIANCE ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Feb 24, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $732.77
source

Traveler: Joshua Johnson (from the office of James Hansen)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose:
Date: Feb 25, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $615.50
source

Traveler: Joshua Johnson (from the office of James Hansen)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: PANEL PRESENTER ON WATER & POWER PRIORITIES
Date: Feb 27, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $862.50
source

Traveler: J Stevens Lanich (from the office of Doc Hastings)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSION OF WESTERN WATER PROBLEM
Date: Feb 27, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $802.75
source

Traveler: Joshua Johnson (from the office of Richard Pombo)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A PANEL DISCUSSION, TO GIVE FAMILY FARM ALLIANCE MEMBERS SOME INSIGHT INTO THE AGENDA FOR THE COMING SESSION OF CONGRESS
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $671.46
source

Traveler: Kiel Weaver (from the office of Richard Pombo)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: PARTICIPATED IN PANEL DISCUSSION ON FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE ISSUES AS PART OF THE FAMILY FARM ALLIANCE'S ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Mar 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $552.50
source

Traveler: Vince Sampson (from the office of Richard Pombo)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE ON A PANEL DISCUSSING WATER ISSUES BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES
Date: Mar 10, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $673.60
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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.

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  • 01.22.15

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  • 01.05.15

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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.