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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*

Charles Barnett


Total cost of 14 trips: $23,700.41


Trips traveled under the office of Blanche Lincoln

Destination: SAVANNAH, FA
Sponsor: American Forest & Paper Association
Purpose: FORESTRY TOUR
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $957.90
source

Destination: ALASKA
Sponsor: National Mining Association
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL MINING TOUR
Date: Jul 2, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $3,203.85
source

Destination: JAPAN
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TOUR OF JAPANESE NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES
Date: Apr 7, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $7,530.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Shell Oil Co
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,801.54
source

Destination: MEMPHIS, TN
Sponsor: Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: STAFF FAMILIARITY TOUR
Date: Aug 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,330.45
source

Destination: AIRLIE CONFERENCE CENTER
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: DLC RETREAT
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $297.48
source

Destination: FLORIDA POWER AND LIGHT'S TURKEY POINT NUCLEAR POWER STATION
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: OVERVIEW OF NUCLEAR SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,736.76
source

Destination: MONTEREY, CA
Sponsor: SOLID WASTE ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA
Purpose: TO SPEAK BEFORE THE SOLID WASTE ASSOCIATION OF N. AMERICA'S LANDFILL GAS SYMPOSIUM
Date: Mar 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $939.26
source

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FL
Sponsor: American Gas Association
Purpose: TO SPEAK TO THE AMERICAN GAS ASSOCIATION'S 2002 PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND MARKETING FORUM
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,330.00
source

Destination: KALISPELL, MT
Sponsor: American Forest Resource Council
Purpose: FORESTRY TOUR
Date: Aug 20, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $969.50
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT TO DISCUSS UPCOMING LEGISLATIVE ISSUES FOR 2003
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $318.73
source

Destination: TAMPA, FL
Sponsor: SOLID WASTE ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA
Purpose: TO SPEAK BEFORE THE SOLID WASTE ASSOCIATION OF N. AMERICA'S LANDFILL WAS SYMPOSIUM
Date: Mar 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $607.37
source

Destination: LAKEVIEW, ARKANSAS
Sponsor: Southwestern Power Resources Association
Purpose: TOUR OF HYDROELECTRIC FACILITY
Date: May 27, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,493.50
source

Destination: GILLETTE, WYOMING
Sponsor: Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc
Purpose: TOUR OF A COAL MINE
Date: Jul 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,184.07
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Charles Barnett.


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

    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.