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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*

Jeff Markey


Total cost of 9 trips: $18,181.34


Trips traveled under the office of Doc Hastings

Destination: UNITED KINGDOM
Sponsor: BNFL Nuclear Services Inc
Purpose: VISIT SELLAFIELD NUCLEAR SITE
Date: Jan 17, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,227.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,227.80
source

Destination: JACKSON, WY
Sponsor: Safari Club International and affiliates
Purpose: FEDERAL LAND AND CONSERVATION POLICY
Date: Aug 24, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $841.00
source

Destination: TINDOUF, ALGERIA
Sponsor: Defense Forum Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 12, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,202.66
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR & SACRAMENTO, CA
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 29, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $2,824.31
source

Destination: RICHLAND, WA
Sponsor: Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC)
Purpose: FACT FINDING TO HENFORD RESERVATION
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $225.00
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $3,481.53
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Mar 25, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $3,950.00
source

Destination: PASCO, WA
Sponsor: Energy Northwest
Purpose:
Date: May 30, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,202.04
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jeff Markey.


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

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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.