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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*

Kay King


Total cost of 11 trips: $24,796.20


Trips traveled under the office of Tom Lantos

Destination: EGYPT
Sponsor: Egypt's International Economic Forum
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Destination: OMAN
Sponsor: Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Potomac Foundation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT-FINDING VISIT BY STAFF
Date: Aug 15, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $2,764.67
source

Destination: MIAMI
Sponsor: University of Miami
Purpose: ATTEND SEMINAR "CUBA'S INTERNAL DEVELOPMENTS AND U.S. POLICY"
Date: Nov 17, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $739.00
source

Destination: PROVO, UTAH
Sponsor: Brigham Young University
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONVOCATION/CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 26, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $433.00
source

Destination: TURKEY
Sponsor: American-Turkish Council
Purpose: FACT-FINDING; EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 26, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $4,930.00
source

Destination: SEMINAR AT WYE RIVER PLANTATION, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: SEMINAR ON EUROPEAN DEFENSE;NATO;RUSSIA;GERMAN/US RELATIONS
Date: Jul 13, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $340.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS, BERLIN, PARIS
Sponsor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Purpose: MEETINGS ON NATO, EO, US-EUR RELATIONS
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,130.03
source

Destination: PROVO, UT
Sponsor: Brigham Young University
Purpose: PRESENTATIONS TO FACULTY AND STUDENTS
Date: Apr 4, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $667.53
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: Brigham Young University
Purpose: SPEAKER AT A CONFERENCE ON APRIL 30
Date: Apr 28, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $312.20
source

Destination: PROVO, UTAH
Sponsor: Brigham Young University
Purpose: DELIVER COMENCEMENT ADDRESS FOR MARRIOTT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AT UNIVERSITY
Date: Aug 10, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $1,301.77
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kay King.


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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  • 01.14.15

    What’s in a number?

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  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

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    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.