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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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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

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    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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VOINOVICH, GEORGE V, Republican Party
Ohio

Total number of trips - 11
Total cost of trips - $34,938.89

Average cost per trip - $3,176.26
Total number of days spent traveling - 38 days
Rank of representative - 185 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Commonwealth Fund
Dates - January 20, 2000 - January 23, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - Bipartisan Congressional Health Policy Conference
Notes - Mrs Voinovich accompanied. At Turnberry Isle

Travel Cost - $1,609.60
Lodging Cost - $1,258.89
Meal Cost - $711.18
Other Cost - $39.95
Total Cost - $3,619.62

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Council of State Governments
Dates - April 28, 2000 - May 1, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Napa Valley, CA

Purpose - receiving guardian of federalism award
Notes -

Travel Cost - $161.04
Lodging Cost - $436.69
Meal Cost - $244.52
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $842.25

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Commonwealth Fund
Dates - January 11, 2001 - January 13, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - healthcare seminar
Notes - at Turnberry Island Resort

Travel Cost - $105.50
Lodging Cost - $891.00
Meal Cost - $353.00
Other Cost - $75.00
Total Cost - $1,424.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Edison Electric Institute
Dates - January 9, 2002 - January 11, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Scottsdale, AZ

Purpose - EEI Energy Conference
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $261.30
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $29.83
Total Cost - $291.13

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Commonwealth Fund
Dates - January 17, 2002 - January 19, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - healthcare seminar
Notes -

Travel Cost - $180.00
Lodging Cost - $903.00
Meal Cost - $414.00
Other Cost - $44.95
Total Cost - $1,541.95

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Commonwealth Fund
Dates - February 7, 2002 - February 8, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - Meeting regarding the future of public service
Notes -

Travel Cost - $440.60
Lodging Cost - $178.81
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $619.41

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Everglades Coalition
Dates - January 10, 2003 - January 10, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Not specified

Purpose - Attended conference on environmental and other issues facing the Florida Everglades
Notes - place was missing

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $142.61
Meal Cost - $48.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $190.61

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Commonwealth Fund
Dates - January 15, 2004 - January 18, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - Attend seminars, briefings, etc., on health care issues and how to solve the health care crisis
Notes -

Travel Cost - $655.00
Lodging Cost - $1,487.36
Meal Cost - $475.00
Other Cost - $56.00
Total Cost - $2,673.36

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Commonwealth Fund to the JFK School of Govt Grant
Dates - January 13, 2005 - January 15, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - Meetings on healthcare issues
Notes - Turnberry Isle, FL

Travel Cost - $170.96
Lodging Cost - $1,800.00
Meal Cost - $932.00
Other Cost - $35.00
Total Cost - $2,937.96

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - March 26, 2005 - April 2, 2005 (8 days)
Location(s) - China

Purpose - To participate in a conference on US-China relations
Notes -

Travel Cost - $17,782.10
Lodging Cost - $1,216.00
Meal Cost - $1,800.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $20,798.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Commonwealth Fund
Dates - January 15, 2004 - January 17, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Turnberry Isle, FL

Purpose - Attend seminars on health care issues
Notes - This information is from a Senate personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No

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.