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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*

Nora Bomar


Total cost of 6 trips: $37,693.30


Trips traveled under the office of Kay Granger

Destination:
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: FACT-FINDING/MEETINGS
Date: Apr 18, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $10,526.94
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: HOMELAND SECURITY FACT FINDING
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $920.84
source

Destination: ROME, ITALY - ANKARA, TURKEY - ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $17,221.70
source


Trips traveled under the office of Ron Packard

Destination: NICARAGUA
Sponsor: Luis R Cerna/Univ of Mobile Nicaragua
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $940.00
source

Destination: YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 22, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $885.82
source

Destination: MOSCOW, ST. PETERSBURG AND SAROV, RUSSIA
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $7,198.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Nora Bomar.


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?

    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

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  • 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.