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(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

The First Family of Radio

When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, he and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt both used the new medium of radio to reach into American homes like never before. They rallied the nation to combat the Great Depression and fight fascism. The Roosevelts forged an uncommonly personal relationship with the people. This documentary explores how FDR and ER's use of radio revolutionized the way Americans relate to the White House and its occupants.

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  • 12.08.14

    How Much Will College Cost My Family?

    In 2011 the federal government required colleges and universities to publish “net price calculators” on their web sites. These tools are supposed to help families figure out which colleges they can afford. The calculators take into account family income, number of kids in college, state of residency, and other factors. But they’re often hard to use and time-consuming. Our guest this week has made this process simpler and more accessible.
  • 12.01.14

    Bridging the “Middle Skills” Gap

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    Commentary: Turning the tables on the vocational ed debate

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American RadioWorks |
(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

The First Family of Radio

When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, he and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt both used the new medium of radio to reach into American homes like never before. They rallied the nation to combat the Great Depression and fight fascism. The Roosevelts forged an uncommonly personal relationship with the people. This documentary explores how FDR and ER's use of radio revolutionized the way Americans relate to the White House and its occupants.

Recent Posts

  • 12.16.14

    Rising prices on the poorest

    In January 2014 nearly a hundred college presidents gathered at the White House for a summit on the rising cost of college. But data show that those same institutions have been raising their prices fastest for the poorest students than for wealthier ones. This week on the podcast, we talk to a reporter who has been following the rising college cost burden on poor families.
  • 12.08.14

    How Much Will College Cost My Family?

    In 2011 the federal government required colleges and universities to publish “net price calculators” on their web sites. These tools are supposed to help families figure out which colleges they can afford. The calculators take into account family income, number of kids in college, state of residency, and other factors. But they’re often hard to use and time-consuming. Our guest this week has made this process simpler and more accessible.
  • 12.01.14

    Bridging the “Middle Skills” Gap

    There’s a paradox in today’s job market: even though there are millions of people looking for work, employers say they can’t find enough qualified workers. That’s due to an abundance of what economists call “middle skills” jobs – jobs that require specialized training beyond high school, but not a four-year college degree.
  • 12.01.14

    Commentary: Turning the tables on the vocational ed debate

    I’m not arguing that all education should be about acquiring job skills ... I’m saying that good vocational high schools have figured out how to bring college prep into their curriculum. And it’s time that traditional academic high schools brought more vocational education into theirs.

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SHADEGG, JOHN B, Republican Party
Arizona

Total number of trips - 12
Total cost of trips - $9,920.11

Average cost per trip - $826.68
Total number of days spent traveling - 29 days
Rank of representative - 434 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - National Water Resources Association
Dates - November 30, 2000 - December 1, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Coronado, CA

Purpose - Keynote speaker, National Water Resources Association Annual Meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $181.00
Lodging Cost - $168.41
Meal Cost - $25.62
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $375.03

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Sunrise Airlines
Dates - February 23, 2000 - February 23, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Lake Powell, AZ

Purpose - Fact-finding/educational
Notes - Lake Powell, AZ - Page, AZ

Travel Cost - $245.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $245.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 4, 2001 - January 5, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - education purposes
Notes - Spouse Shirley Shadegg accompanied.

Travel Cost - $44.00
Lodging Cost - $175.00
Meal Cost - $336.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $555.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - August 8, 2001 - August 11, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Colorado Springs, CO

Purpose - education purposes
Notes - itinerary not specified

Travel Cost - $766.25
Lodging Cost - $695.44
Meal Cost - $201.53
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,663.22

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 28, 2002 - January 29, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - educational retreat
Notes -

Travel Cost - $72.00
Lodging Cost - $129.00
Meal Cost - $146.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $347.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 21, 2004 - January 23, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Cambridge, MD

Purpose - conservative members retreat - educational
Notes - other for audiovisual and incidentals

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $300.00
Meal Cost - $232.79
Other Cost - $39.13
Total Cost - $571.92

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Club for Growth
Dates - February 19, 2004 - February 21, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Palm Beach, FL

Purpose - educational
Notes - location not specified. [location listed on Ethics rpt for 2004]

Travel Cost - $760.40
Lodging Cost - $400.00
Meal Cost - $220.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,380.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Club for Growth
Dates - March 11, 2005 - March 12, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Fort Myers, FL

Purpose - Educational purpose
Notes - DCA - Ft Myers, FL / Ft Myers, FL - PHX (Washington, DC - Ft Myers - Phoenix, AZ)

Travel Cost - $836.00
Lodging Cost - $325.00
Meal Cost - $250.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,411.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - February 3, 2005 - February 5, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - Educational purpose
Notes - Capitol Hill - Baltimore - Capitol Hill

Travel Cost - $113.40
Lodging Cost - $425.26
Meal Cost - $304.47
Other Cost - $39.41
Total Cost - $882.54

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Preferred Provider Org
Dates - January 23, 2005 - January 24, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Orange County, CA

Purpose - Speech
Notes - Phoenix - Orange County, CA - Phoenix

Travel Cost - $398.00
Lodging Cost - $372.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $770.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute
Dates - January 7, 2005 - January 9, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Scottsdale, AZ

Purpose - Educational
Notes - [assumed city]

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $1,134.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,134.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Cerner Corp
Dates - April 16, 2004 - April 17, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Diego, CA

Purpose - Speech
Notes - PHX - SAN - PHX (Phoenix - San Diego - Phoenix)

Travel Cost - $200.00
Lodging Cost - $385.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $585.00

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

The First Family of Radio

When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, he and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt both used the new medium of radio to reach into American homes like never before. They rallied the nation to combat the Great Depression and fight fascism. The Roosevelts forged an uncommonly personal relationship with the people. This documentary explores how FDR and ER's use of radio revolutionized the way Americans relate to the White House and its occupants.

Recent Posts

  • 12.16.14

    Rising prices on the poorest

    In January 2014 nearly a hundred college presidents gathered at the White House for a summit on the rising cost of college. But data show that those same institutions have been raising their prices fastest for the poorest students than for wealthier ones. This week on the podcast, we talk to a reporter who has been following the rising college cost burden on poor families.
  • 12.08.14

    How Much Will College Cost My Family?

    In 2011 the federal government required colleges and universities to publish “net price calculators” on their web sites. These tools are supposed to help families figure out which colleges they can afford. The calculators take into account family income, number of kids in college, state of residency, and other factors. But they’re often hard to use and time-consuming. Our guest this week has made this process simpler and more accessible.
  • 12.01.14

    Bridging the “Middle Skills” Gap

    There’s a paradox in today’s job market: even though there are millions of people looking for work, employers say they can’t find enough qualified workers. That’s due to an abundance of what economists call “middle skills” jobs – jobs that require specialized training beyond high school, but not a four-year college degree.
  • 12.01.14

    Commentary: Turning the tables on the vocational ed debate

    I’m not arguing that all education should be about acquiring job skills ... I’m saying that good vocational high schools have figured out how to bring college prep into their curriculum. And it’s time that traditional academic high schools brought more vocational education into theirs.