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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. 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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Trips by*

Kelly Cole


Total cost of 7 trips: $15,279.23


Trips traveled under the office of Joe Barton

Destination: ATTEND NATIONAL CABLE CONVENTION/SPEAK ON PANEL
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT CHANGES IN CABLE INDUSTRY, SPEAK ON PANEL ABOUT BROADCAST ISSUES.
Date: May 1, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,359.99
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: Clear Channel Communications Inc
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT BROADCAST INDECENCY ISSUES
Date: May 25, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,362.86
source

Destination: HIGH SIERRAS HYAN FACILITY
Sponsor: Southern California Edison
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT HYAN-ELECTRIC FACILITIES AND ENERGY GENERATION
Date: Aug 9, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,409.60
source

Destination: ISTAMBUL, IZMIR, ANKERA TURKEY
Sponsor: American-Turkish Council
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT TRADE W/ TURKEY, NATIONAL SECURITY ISSUES, TELECOM POLICY
Date: Aug 13, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $7,221.00
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Destination: GREENVILLE, SC
Sponsor: Michelin North America Inc
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT TIRE SAFETY AND R & D ACTIVITIES
Date: Nov 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $383.60
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT VOIP, CABLE ISSUES, DECENCY ISSUES
Date: Dec 9, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,478.29
source

Destination: ATTEND SATELLITE LAUNCH
Sponsor: SES Americom
Purpose: ATTEND SATELLITE LAUNCH TO LEARN ABOUT SATELLITE SERVICES
Date: Dec 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,063.89
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* - Trips by all travelers named Kelly Cole.


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

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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.
  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

    Philanthropic foundations have been giving money to public education for years. But our guest this week argues that philanthropies are increasingly pushing specific educational agendas.
  • 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.