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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*

Dana Gartzke


Total cost of 8 trips: $14,365.18


Trips traveled under the office of Dave Weldon

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $528.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 25, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $590.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $346.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL AIDE SEMINAR
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,176.00
source

Destination: HOMESTEAD, HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL SEMINAR
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF VISIT WITH SINGAPOREAN OFFICIALS
Date: Dec 6, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $7,634.18
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Feb 19, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,631.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Dana Gartzke.


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.
  • 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.