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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 by*

Dwight Cates


Total cost of 5 trips: $8,979.99


Trips traveled under the office of Joe Barton

Destination: LA JOLLA, CA
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: TOUR OF GA FACILITIES IN LA JOLLA, CA
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,255.38
source

Destination: UNITED KINGDOM
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TOUR OF UK NUCLEAR ENERGY FACILITIES
Date: Aug 15, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $4,152.42
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, SURRY POWER STATION-WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Dominion Resources Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING TOUR AND BRIEFINGS
Date: Mar 22, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $429.80
source


Trips traveled under the office of Thomas Bliley

Destination:
Sponsor: Exchange-Monitor Publications Inc
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT AT EMP CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $650.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination: FLY TO PHOENIX 5-17 TOUR PALO VERDE NUCLEAR PLANT 5-18 FLY TO WASHINGTON 5-18
Sponsor: Pinnacle West Capital Corporation
Purpose: TOUR OF PALO VERDE NUCLEAR PLANT
Date: May 17, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $2,492.39
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Dwight Cates.


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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  • 01.14.15

    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.
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    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.