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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.

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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*

Susannah Foster


Total cost of 8 trips: $8,022.69


Trips traveled under the office of Sherwood Boehlert

Destination: SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: CONFERENCE - CLIMATE CHANGE
Date: Apr 13, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $309.00
source

Destination: CAMBRIDGE, MA
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Purpose: CONFERENCE - TRANSPORTATION
Date: Apr 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: JUNEAU TO SITKA, ALASKA
Sponsor: Alaska Rainforest Campaign
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT FORESTRY ISSUES
Date: May 25, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,807.69
source

Destination: SAVANNAH, GA
Sponsor: Ecological Society of America
Purpose: ATTEND ESA ANNUAL MEETING.
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $815.00
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: ATTEND HARVARD COURSE ON CLIMATE CHANGE/ENVIRONMENT
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $250.00
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Purpose: ATTEND MIT CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 14, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,023.00
source

Destination: MILAN, ITALY
Sponsor: INTERNATIONAL NETWORK TO ADVANCE CLIMATE TALKS
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Date: Nov 18, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,218.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Sponsor: Environmental Defense Fund
Purpose: ATTEND TRANSATLANTIC DIALOGUE ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Date: May 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,000.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Susannah Foster.


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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    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.