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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*

Patrick Thompson


Total cost of 9 trips: $13,097.04


Trips traveled under the office of Barbara Cubin

Destination:
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,934.77
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - ANNAPOLIS, MD - ARLINGTON, VA
Sponsor: Verizon Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE
Date: May 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $751.50
source

Destination: KALISPELL, MT
Sponsor: Independent Telephone and Telecommunications Alliance
Purpose: MEMBER COMPANY TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $984.21
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. - FARMINGTON, PA - ARLINGTON, VA
Sponsor: ALCATEL, AMAZON.COM, ASSOCIATION FOR COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGY, AT&T, SPRINT, ELECTRONIC INDUSTRIES ALLIANCE, INFINEON, LEVEL (3), LUCENT, MICROSOFT, NCTA, SBCA, VONTU AND YAHOO!
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $802.15
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOCIATION, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS, AND THE CALIFORNIA TECHNOLOGY AND INTERNET ASSOCIATION
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,911.58
source

Destination: DENVER, CO
Sponsor: Echostar Corporation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Jun 4, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,052.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: SES Americom
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Dec 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,063.89
source

Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,685.79
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,911.15
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Patrick 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

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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.