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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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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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Trips by*

Jessica Wallace


Total cost of 11 trips: $17,877.15


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: PRESENTATION & SITE VISITS
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,591.02
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: ALTV AND DISNEY
Purpose: SPEAK ON PANEL; VISIT CEO/PRESIDENT COO
Date: Jan 21, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,380.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: SPEAK ON 2 PANELS
Date: Apr 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $640.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AND FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,157.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: EDUCATION OR ISSUES FALLING THE CABLE INDUSTRY
Date: Dec 6, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,033.57
source

Destination:
Sponsor: CES
Purpose: FACT-FINDING STAFF SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIR
Date: Jan 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,940.15
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: TOUR SBC FACILITIES, MEETINGS WITH PRESIDENT
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,013.45
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT FINDING & SPEAK ON PANEL
Date: May 4, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $2,433.02
source

Destination:
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: MEETINGS W/ EXECUTIVES
Date: May 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,200.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TOUR CES FLOOR, MEETINGS W/ MEMBER COMPANIES
Date: Nov 30, 2002
Expense: $2,082.13
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: SPEAK ON PANEL
Date: Apr 5, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,406.81
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jessica Wallace.


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

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