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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*

Katherine Kless


Total cost of 11 trips: $16,010.10


Trips traveled under the office of J. Dennis Hastert

Destination: NEMACOLIN RESORT IN FARMINGTON, PA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: GOP PLANNING SESSION
Date: Feb 3, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $530.00
source

Destination: ELKO, NV AND SALT LAKE, UT
Sponsor: THE GOLD INSTITUTE AND THE NAT'L MINING ASSN.
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,988.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 1, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $625.00
source

Destination: SUN VALLEY, IDAHO
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 23, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,735.00
source

Destination: GERMANY
Sponsor: Checkpoint Charlie Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: May 26, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $1,680.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $785.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV (THE GREENBRIER)
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE REPUBLICAN PLANNING RETREAT
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,214.00
source

Destination: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Sponsor: THE DOMINICAN ASSN. OF FREE ZONE INDUSTRIES AND THE NATIONAL FREE ZONE COUNCIL
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 20, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,025.20
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING RETREAT
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $896.00
source

Destination: PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: FACT FINDING/LEADERSHIP SEMINAR
Date: Dec 3, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $902.20
source

Destination: ZAMBIA, AFRICA
Sponsor: World Vision
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 8, 2005 (11 days)
Expense: $3,629.70
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Katherine Kless.


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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    What’s in a number?

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    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

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