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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*

Perry Brody


Total cost of 7 trips: $7,622.42


Trips traveled under the office of Silvestre Reyes

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO MEET OTHER CHIEFS OF STAFF AND TO WORK ON POLICY FOR 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Jan 26, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $212.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO ATTEND BI-PARTISAN CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $655.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: SAP America Inc
Purpose: TO VISIT SAP'S CONVERTION AND LEARN ABOUT THEIR ACTIVITIES RE: US MILITARY AND HOMELAND SECURITY
Date: Jun 15, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,204.42
source

Destination: CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEX
Sponsor: LATIN AMERICAN WORKING GROUP AND WASHINGTON OFFICE ON LATIN AMERICA
Purpose: LEARN MORE ABOUT UNRESOLVED MURDERS OF WOMEN IN CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $272.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $585.00
source

Destination: INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: TO DEVELOP UNDERSTANDING OF NATIONAL SECURITY AND FOREIGN POLICY ISSUES RELATIONS INDIAN AND OF OUT SOURCING OF U.S. JOBS
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $3,194.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT AND DISCUSS WITH COLLEAGUES (BOTH REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRAT) CRITICAL ISSUES TO BE ADDRESSED IN 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Perry Brody.


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.