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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*

Robert Schellhas


Total cost of 9 trips: $21,043.56


Trips traveled under the office of Rob Portman

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Metropolitan Life Insurance Co
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 23, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,893.00
source

Destination: LA QUINTA, CA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 25, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $728.24
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,089.00
source

Destination: EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 11, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $5,453.53
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $891.79
source

Destination: ST. MICHAELS, MARYLAND
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE ELECTED LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $190.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $660.00
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 18, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,940.00
source

Destination: ROME, ITALY
Sponsor: Delta Air Lines Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 1, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $7,198.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Robert Schellhas.


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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    What’s in a number?

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  • 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.