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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*

Jack Silzel


Total cost of 8 trips: $7,210.58


Trips traveled under the office of Cathy Mcmorris

Destination: GEG
Sponsor: American Forest Resource Council
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR TO EXAMINE FOREST & WILDLIFE ISSUES
Date: Jun 1, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $1,064.40
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND, CA
Sponsor: National Food Processors Association
Purpose: STUDY & TOUR VARIOUS PLANTS & AREAS RELATED TO ISSUE CONCERNS OF MEMBERS OF FPA
Date: Aug 9, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,628.00
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR
Sponsor: PNGC Power
Purpose: STUDY ENERGY ISSUES IN PNW
Date: Aug 16, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,100.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of George Nethercutt

Destination:
Sponsor: American Emu Association
Purpose: ATTEND AEA ANNUAL MEETING TO GIVE PRESENTATION
Date: Jun 9, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: TOUR HANFORD FACILITY AT RICHLAND, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC)
Purpose:
Date: Aug 10, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $195.00
source

Destination: AGRICULTURE TOUR
Sponsor: Food Producers of Idaho Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING & BRIEFING TOUR
Date: Aug 14, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $515.68
source

Destination: ATTEND BRIEFING IN NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: American Meat Institute
Purpose: BRIEFING
Date: Apr 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: WA, DC-BOSTON-VISIT WYETH, MILLENIUM, & GENZYME
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: BRIEFING & FACT FINDING
Date: May 29, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,507.50
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jack Silzel.


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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  • 01.05.15

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    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.