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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*

Jennifer Park


Total cost of 6 trips: $39,202.82


Trips traveled under the office of James Moran

Destination: MEETINGS AT THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE, MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAI
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Dec 2, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,630.00
source

Destination: MEETINGS WITH MINISTRY OF TRADE, FOREIGN AFFAIRS, RELIGIOUS LEADERS
Sponsor: Christopher Reynolds Foundation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING MISSION ON HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN CUBA
Date: May 25, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,923.32
source

Destination: TAIPEI
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH GOVERNMENT & BUSINESS LEADERS
Date: Dec 2, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,526.40
source

Destination: ROME-MILAN-VENICE
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP-VISIT AMERICAN/ITALIAN COMPANIES INVOLVED IN PROVIDING DEFENSE AND CIVIL TECHNOLOGIES TO US. VISITED AVIANO AIR FORCE BASE ON US OPERATIONS & MILITARY ISSUES
Date: Apr 9, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $10,301.38
source

Destination: SEOUL, KOREA
Sponsor: Korea Economic Institute
Purpose: CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE ON TRADE AND SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Dec 4, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $7,288.57
source

Destination: MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA,-SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FACT FINDING TRIP FOR DEFENSE, TRADE, AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS. ATTENDED MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW; MEETINGS WITH MINISTRIES OF DEFENSE, FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Date: Mar 17, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $12,533.15
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jennifer Park.


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.