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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.

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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Trips by*

Laura Zuckerman


Total cost of 9 trips: $15,454.56


Trips traveled under the office of Steve Buyer

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: HILL STAFF RETREAT/FACT FINDING/BRIEFINGS
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,350.50
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 3, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,370.54
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,684.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONVENTION-CONGRESSIONAL STAFF FACT FINDING
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,013.73
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP TO CTIA'S ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Mar 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $793.20
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOCIATION, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS AND CALIFORNIA TECHNOLOGY; INTERNET ASSOC.
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,760.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: NATIONAL TRADE SHOW
Date: May 27, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,836.40
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: CABLE FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Dec 9, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,478.29
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY - LONG BEACH, CA - WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP
Date: Jul 5, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $2,167.90
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Laura Zuckerman.


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.

Recent Posts

  • 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

    Philanthropic foundations have been giving money to public education for years. But our guest this week argues that philanthropies are increasingly pushing specific educational agendas.
  • 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.