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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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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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Trips by*

Patrick Souders


Total cost of 7 trips: $14,425.00


Trips traveled under the office of Richard Durbin

Destination: DALLAS/FT. WORTH, TX
Sponsor: American Airlines
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR/MEETINGS
Date: Jan 3, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $750.00
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Sponsor: Railway Progress Institute
Purpose: SPEAK TO RPI ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Apr 16, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,785.00
source

Destination: MILWAUKEE, WI
Sponsor: MIDWEST EXPRESS AIRLINE
Purpose: MEETING WITH AIRLINE EXECUTIVES; TOUR OF FACILITIES
Date: May 25, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $375.00
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Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: International Dairy Foods Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON CONGRESSIONAL STATE PANEL & TOUR WORLDWIDE FOOD EXPO
Date: Oct 18, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $880.00
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Destination: KAUAI, HAWAII
Sponsor: AAAE/ACI
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE (PANEL PARTICIPATION)
Date: Jan 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,500.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN (REPUBLIC OF CHINA)
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 17, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $5,350.00
source

Destination: KOWA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN AVIATION ISSUES
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $2,785.00
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* - Trips by all travelers named Patrick Souders.


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

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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.