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American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.

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Trips by*

Gordon Taylor


Total cost of 20 trips: $35,155.75


Trips traveled under the office of Chris John

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
Sponsor: El Paso Corporation
Purpose: NATURAL GAS SEMINAR AND PIPELINE FIELD TRIP
Date: Apr 18, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,768.17
source

Destination: ALASKA
Sponsor: Resource Development Council for Alaska Inc
Purpose: TOUR NATURAL RESOURCE PROJECTS AND OBSERVE ALASKA ISSUES
Date: Aug 20, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $6,674.00
source

Destination: MOROCCO
Sponsor: United States-Morroco Council on Trade and Investment
Purpose: TO FOSTER TRADE AND FOREIGN RELATIONS BETWEEN THE U.S. AND MOROCCO
Date: Apr 7, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,585.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Electric Power Supply Association
Purpose: FORUM ON ELECTRIC POWER ISSUES
Date: May 31, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $650.00
source

Destination: U.K. NUCLEAR REPROCESSING AND ENRICHMENT FACILITIES
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: VISIT BRITISH NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $2,542.93
source

Destination: NY, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: DISCUSSION WITH CABLE EXECUTIVES ABOUT THE INDUSTRY
Date: Dec 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,502.14
source

Destination: DETROIT
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: VISIT DETROIT AUTO SHOW AND TOUR AUTO FACILITIES
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,868.80
source

Destination: ATTEND ANNUAL CONVENTION
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN WIRELESS 2002 CONVENTION
Date: Mar 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $950.79
source

Destination: PANEL DISCUSSIONS
Sponsor: Electric Power Supply Association
Purpose: ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES FORUM
Date: May 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $861.57
source

Destination: MEET WITH SONGWRITERS AND MUSIC EXECUTIVES
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT CHALLENGES FACING THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
Date: Jun 14, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $928.00
source

Destination: VISIT MICROSOFT HEADQUARTERS
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: VISIT MICROSOFT CAMPUS; DISCUSS PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,005.81
source

Destination: MEETINGS WITH FCC, IMPACT OF TRIENNIAL REVIEW, HEALTH OF TELECOM SECTOR
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: TELECOM CONFERENCE IN AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,595.00
source

Destination: 3 DAY CONFERENCE AT NEMACOLIN RESORT, FARMINGTON PENNSYLVANIA
Sponsor: ALCATEL, ASSOCIATION FOR COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGY, AT&T, AT&T WIRELESS, INFINEON, LEVEL(3) COMMUNICATIONS, MICROSOFT, TELECORDIA, SBCA, SPRNT,UNIVERSAL
Purpose: TECH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $863.36
source

Destination: PORTLAND; OREGON; SEATTLE
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: VISIT WITH LEADERS OF THE HIGH TECH COMMUNITY
Date: Jun 29, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $2,063.00
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: UNIVERSAL SERVICE DISCUSSION
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $921.28
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: DLC POLICY RETREAT
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,330.39
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: 2004 INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Date: Jan 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,279.63
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: DLC SPRING POLICY RETREAT
Date: Mar 25, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,812.62
source

Destination: HOTSPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Grocery Manufacturers of America
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES FORUM
Date: May 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $909.00
source

Destination: FARMINGTON, PA
Sponsor: Electric Power Supply Association
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES FORUM
Date: May 24, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,044.26
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Gordon Taylor.


American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.