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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*

Linda Valter


Total cost of 6 trips: $15,575.44


Trips traveled under the office of Mary Bono

Destination: SOUTH KOREA
Sponsor: Asan Foundation
Purpose: EXCHANGE BETWEEN CONGRESSIONAL STAFF KOREAN BUSINESS & GOV'T OFFICIALS
Date: Apr 8, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $5,148.28
source

Destination: WASHINGTON TO CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: MidAmerican Energy Co
Purpose: STUDY GEOTHERMAL POWER FACILITIES
Date: Jan 20, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,989.25
source

Destination: BOSTON
Sponsor: LEMC CORPORATION
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & EMERGING TRENDS/ISSUES
Date: Feb 5, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $941.70
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Sponsor: MidAmerican Energy Co
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT GEOTHERMAL ENERGY
Date: Feb 21, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,589.81
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS - LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Viacom Inc
Purpose: IMPACTS ON MOVIE/TV INDUTRY
Date: Feb 24, 2005
Expense: $806.40
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN, ROC
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATION VISIT
Date: Jul 3, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $5,100.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Linda Valter.


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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    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.