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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. 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*

Mark Anderson


Total cost of 14 trips: $21,476.30


Trips traveled under the office of Roy Blunt

Destination: SEE ATTACHED SHEET
Sponsor: National Association of Convenience Stores
Purpose: OIL REFINING AND CONVENIENCE STORE OPERATIONS
Date: Apr 14, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $531.98
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (YUCCA MOUNTAIN)
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TO EXAMINE THE PROPOSED NUCLEAR WASTE DEPOSITORY SITE AT YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,239.83
source

Destination: NEW YORK, CITY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO OBSERVE TRADING AND PARTICIPATE IN SIMULATED TRAINING ON THE FLOOR OF THE NYSE. ATTENDED NUMEROUS SEMINARS AND LECTURES ON THE WORKINGS OF THE NYSE AND TO DISCUSS IMPORTANT ISSUES PERTAINING TO THE NEW PROPOSED "PASS THROUGH" REGULATION BY THE SEC
Date: Jan 13, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $981.15
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: TO DISCUSS THE ISSUES SURROUNDING THE TELECOM INDUSTRY FOR THE 108TH CONGRESS AND THE UPCOMING 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,289.20
source

Destination: PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TO TOUR VARIOUS NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS, DISCUSS ISSUES WITH ENERGY DE FRANCE (FRENCH STATE OWNED POWER COMPANY) AND PARTICIPATE IN TWO PANELS PERTAINING TO THE FUTURE OF NUCLEAR POWER IN WESTERN EUROPE AS WELL AS IN FRANCE
Date: Aug 2, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $4,593.19
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Goldman Sachs Group
Purpose: TO DISCUSS NATURAL GAS TRADING IN A SPOT MARKET ENVIRONMENT
Date: Jan 5, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $782.93
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Viacom Inc
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH EXECUTIVES OF CBS TELEVISION AND PARAMOUNT STUDIOS TO DISCUSS DECENCEY LEGISLATION AS WELL AS THE TRANSITION TO DIGITAL TELEVISION
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,605.40
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, WVA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT TO DISCUSS THE UPCOMING ISSUES FOR THE 1ST SESSION OF THE 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ISSUES PERTAINING TO BROADCAST FLAG, DECENCY, AND PIRACY. ALSO, THE TRIP INVOLVED AND OVERVIEW OF NEWS CORPORATION'S VARIOUS BUSINESSES AS WELL AS INSIGHT INTO THEIR FUTURE PLANS FOR BOTH MOVIES AND TELEVISION
Date: Jun 1, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,625.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Darrell Issa

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP-NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: DISCUSS ISSUES PERTAINING TO THE CABLE TELEVISION INDUSTRY
Date: Dec 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,537.28
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TO DISCUSS TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES AND ATTEND THE CEA SHOW
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,251.29
source


Trips traveled under the office of Lee Terry

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: MidAmerican Energy Co
Purpose: ELECTRICAL DEREGULATION SEMINAR
Date: Jan 13, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,312.44
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: DETROIT EDISON, DUKE ENERGY, FIRST ENERGY, NORTHEAST UTILITIES, PUBLICSERVICE ELECTRIC GAS, SOUTHERN COMPANY
Purpose: DISCUSSION ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION
Date: Aug 16, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $307.61
source


Trips traveled under the office of Paul David Wellstone

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: MARK J ANDERSON
Purpose: ATTEND THE TRIBUNAL OF OPINION (HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION)
Date: Sep 22, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $413.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Mark Anderson.


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

    President Barack Obama wants to make the first two years of community college free for what he calls “responsible students” who are “willing to work for it.” It’s being called “America’s College Promise.” This week on the podcast we examine the prospect of free community college for all.
  • 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

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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.