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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 Taub


Total cost of 18 trips: $28,514.30


Trips traveled under the office of Dan Burton

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers
Purpose: SPEAK AT NATIONAL POSTAL FORUM ON HR22
Date: Mar 21, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $778.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: National Association of Letter Carriers
Purpose: TO ADDRESS NATIONAL CONVENTION ON POSTAL ISSUES
Date: Aug 1, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $781.47
source


Trips traveled under the office of John Mchugh

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
Date: Jan 25, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $462.00
source

Destination: LAKE PLACID, NY
Sponsor: US Olympic Committee
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL INSPECTION TRIP OF OLYMPIC SITE
Date: Feb 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $118.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Sponsor: INTERNATIONAL POST CORPORATION (IPC)
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE BY IPC ON POSTAL REFORM
Date: Jan 23, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $3,054.90
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $799.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TOUR AND DISCUSSION ABOUT THE MAGAZINE INDUSTRY
Date: May 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $673.87
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: DISCUSS POSTAL REFORM WITH EXECUTIVES OF TIME, INC.
Date: Sep 5, 2003
Expense: $381.40
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $726.00
source

Destination: TOULOUSE, FRANCE; CHESTER, UK; PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: European Institute
Purpose: TO STUDY ISSUES OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND COMPETITION, INCLUDING THE POSTAL AND DELIVERY SECTOR
Date: Nov 30, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $6,180.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL & JORDAN
Sponsor: Aish Hatorah Jerusalem Fund
Purpose: TO ATTEND DEFENSE AEROSPACE HOMELAND SECURITY MISSION AND CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 10, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $8,725.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO ATTEND BIPARTISAN/BICAMERAL CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $922.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,100.00
source

Destination: BELIZE
Sponsor: Wildlife Conservation Society
Purpose: TO EXAMINE INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE CONSERVATION PROGRAMS
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,082.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: AMER. INTERNATIONAL GRP (AIG) & NY STOCK EXCHANGE (NYSE)
Purpose: FORUM RE: FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY & NY STATE ECONOMY
Date: Oct 26, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $832.90
source

Destination: LAKE PLACID, NY
Sponsor: US Olympic Committee
Purpose: INSPECT AND EVALUATE THE AREA'S FEDERALLY SUPPORTED TOURISM SITES
Date: Feb 11, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $90.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT REGARDING 2005 CONGRESSIONAL AGENDA
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source

Destination: STAMFORD, CT
Sponsor: Pitney Bowes Inc
Purpose: DISCUSS POSTAL REFORM LEGISLATION WITH PITNEY BOWES'S SENIOR EXECUTIVES
Date: Jun 20, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $801.76
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Robert Taub.


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.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

    Free Community College for All

    President Barack Obama wants to make the first two years of community college free for what he calls “responsible students” who are “willing to work for it.” It’s being called “America’s College Promise.” This week on the podcast we examine the prospect of free community college for all.
  • 01.14.15

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  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

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  • 12.23.14

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