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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*

Holly Woodruff Lyons


Total cost of 5 trips: $10,481.32


Trips traveled under the office of Don Young

Destination: WASHINGTON-DULLES FOR TOULOUSE, FRANCE
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: AVIATION AND TRADE-RELATED FACT FINDING VISIT
Date: Aug 19, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $2,640.00
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Destination:
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: CONFERENCE-PANEL SPEAKER
Date: Jan 5, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $2,408.00
source

Destination: FRANKFURT, GERMANY
Sponsor: Transrapid International USA
Purpose: FACT FINDING, BRIEFINGS & TOUR OF REST FACILITY
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,237.82
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Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: PORT OF SEATTLE, ALASKA AIRLINES, AND BOEING CO.
Purpose: STAFF DELEGATION-OVERVIEW OF AVIATION AND INT'L TRADE ISSUES (SEE ATTACHED AGENDA)
Date: Aug 19, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $3,070.70
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Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE; CONFERENCE ATTENDEE AND PANELIST; MEETINGS WITH CHAIRMAN MICA AND AIRPORT AUTHORITIES
Date: Jan 6, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $1,124.80
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* - Trips by all travelers named Holly Woodruff Lyons.


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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.

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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    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.
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    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

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    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

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