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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*

David Thompson


Total cost of 6 trips: $9,718.59


Trips traveled under the office of Judd Gregg

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Fidelity Investments
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF EDUCATION SERIES ON PENSIONS
Date: Jun 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,252.00
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Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON A LABOR POLICY PANEL
Date: Mar 13, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,334.34
source


Trips traveled under the office of J. Dennis Hastert

Destination:
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Mar 25, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $2,044.25
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Railway Progress Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING, PANEL DISCUSSION
Date: Apr 16, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $851.75
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Resource Development Council for Alaska Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 25, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,295.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Frank Lucas

Destination: FRESNO, CA
Sponsor: AgPreference
Purpose: ATTEND 2004 WORLD AG EXPO
Date: Feb 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $941.25
source



* - Trips by all travelers named David Thompson.


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

    Philanthropic foundations have been giving money to public education for years. But our guest this week argues that philanthropies are increasingly pushing specific educational agendas.
  • 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.