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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.

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Trips by*

Beth Spivey


Total cost of 8 trips: $16,494.86


Trips traveled under the office of Trent Lott

Destination: UK
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: VISIT NUCLEAR FACILITIES
Date: Aug 27, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $2,379.61
source

Destination: ALASKA
Sponsor: Resource Development Council for Alaska Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING TOUR
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $3,295.00
source

Destination: FRANCE
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: STUDY FRENCH NUCLEAR STORAGE AND PRODUCTION
Date: Mar 31, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $3,706.03
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: VISIT YUCCA MOUNTAIN
Date: May 28, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,328.00
source

Destination: GULPORT, MS
Sponsor: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
Purpose: TOUR AIRPORT FACILITIES AND MEET WITH OFFICIALS REGARDING KCS RAILROAD PROJECT
Date: Apr 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $784.00
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Destination: HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $3,130.82
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: SPEAK AT LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE FOR THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RAILROADS
Date: Jun 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $830.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ADDRESS CONFERENCE ON HOMELAND SECURITY ISSUES RELATED TO AVIATION
Date: Aug 1, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,041.40
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* - Trips by all travelers named Beth Spivey.


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.