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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Richard Blackwood


Total cost of 6 trips: $23,686.10


Trips traveled under the office of James Inhofe

Destination: SAUDI ARABIA
Sponsor: Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce & Industry
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 13, 2000 (10 days)
Expense: $7,265.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Frank Lucas

Destination: WESTERN SAHARA
Sponsor: Defense Forum Foundation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Oct 13, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $1,393.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Sponsor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 11, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,516.12
source

Destination: KUALA LUMPUR
Sponsor: Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 22, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $6,675.00
source

Destination: TAIPEI
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Dec 6, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $4,200.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: ASSOCIATION OF EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 18, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,636.98
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Richard Blackwood.


American RadioWorks |
Photo: Daniel Buchanan

How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

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