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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.

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.

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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American Assn of Airport Executives - $297,802.83 spent on 45 trips
24.1% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
75.9% spent on Republican Party

CALLAHAN, HERBERT L - Republican Party
January 6, 2002 - January 12, 2002 (7 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - participant in 2002 aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $8,798.28

DEFAZIO, PETER A - Democratic Party
January 6, 2001 - January 11, 2001 (6 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - Aviation Issues conference, discussion with industry
Total Cost - $4,257.00

DEFAZIO, PETER A - Democratic Party
January 6, 2002 - January 10, 2002 (5 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - discussion of current aviation issues
Total Cost - $6,319.32

DELAY, THOMAS DALE - Republican Party
January 5, 2002 - January 14, 2002 (10 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - speak at national conference on transportation security issues in Kona
Total Cost - $5,967.28

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
February 18, 2000 - February 23, 2000 (6 days)
Kauai, HI
Purpose - legislative conference/panel discussion
Total Cost - $4,330.00

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 10, 2004 - January 16, 2004 (7 days)
HI
Purpose - Participation in panel discussions and meetings
Total Cost - $8,286.70

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 7, 2001 - January 12, 2001 (6 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - Participation in aviation panels.
Total Cost - $5,630.00

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 5, 2002 - January 11, 2002 (7 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - legislative conference/participation in panel discussion
Total Cost - $7,213.68

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 10, 2003 - January 12, 2003 (3 days)
Kamuala, HI
Purpose - Participation in panel discussions and meetings
Total Cost - $685.75

EMERSON, JO ANN H - Republican Party
January 7, 2004 - January 13, 2004 (7 days)
Koloa, HI
Purpose - educational
Total Cost - $13,531.60

HAYWORTH, JD - Republican Party
January 10, 2003 - January 11, 2003 (2 days)
Kamuala, HI
Purpose - Attended the annual Aviation Issues Conference, participated in panel discussions pertaining to the health of the aviation industry.
Total Cost - $828.32

MEEKS, GREGORY W - Democratic Party
February 21, 2000 - February 27, 2000 (7 days)
HI
Purpose - 2000 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $1,385.00

MENENDEZ, ROBERT - Democratic Party
January 7, 2001 - January 11, 2001 (5 days)
Honolulu, HI
Purpose - panel member at conference
Total Cost - $4,928.00

PASTOR, EDWARD L - Democratic Party
April 20, 2000 - April 24, 2000 (5 days)
HI
Purpose - Discuss airport issue - AIR21; appropriations
Total Cost - $4,200.00

PASTOR, EDWARD L - Democratic Party
January 7, 2001 - January 11, 2001 (5 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - Participate on panel and attend panels on airplane industry and airport facilities, issues
Total Cost - $4,819.00

PASTOR, EDWARD L - Democratic Party
January 6, 2002 - January 11, 2002 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $15,149.00

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
February 20, 2000 - February 25, 2000 (6 days)
Kauai, HI
Purpose - Participate in aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $4,725.00

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 7, 2001 - January 14, 2001 (8 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - participate in 2001 aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $6,415.00

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 6, 2002 - January 13, 2002 (8 days)
Palm Springs, CA - Kona, HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $15,998.50

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 10, 2003 - January 11, 2003 (2 days)
Kamuala, HI
Purpose - attended the annual aviation Issues Conference, participated in panel discussions pertaining to the health of the aviation industry.
Total Cost - $828.32

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
August 2, 2003 - August 5, 2003 (4 days)
San Diego, CA - San Francisco, CA
Purpose - legislative conference covering aviation security and transportation issues.
Total Cost - $1,635.84

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 9, 2004 - January 16, 2004 (8 days)
Lihue, HI - San Diego, CA
Purpose - participate in 2004 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $9,634.00

SABO, MARTIN OLAV - Democratic Party
January 3, 2002 - January 10, 2002 (8 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $7,808.00

SABO, MARTIN OLAV - Democratic Party
January 10, 2003 - January 12, 2003 (3 days)
Kailua, HI - Kona, HI
Purpose - 2003 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $647.08

TIAHRT, TODD W - Republican Party
January 10, 2004 - January 17, 2004 (8 days)
Kauai, HI
Purpose - aviation industry conference
Total Cost - $14,102.00

TIAHRT, TODD W - Republican Party
February 18, 2000 - February 25, 2000 (8 days)
HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $5,375.00

TIAHRT, TODD W - Republican Party
January 7, 2001 - January 13, 2001 (7 days)
HI
Purpose - Aviation Issues conference
Total Cost - $6,025.00

TIAHRT, TODD W - Republican Party
January 5, 2002 - January 12, 2002 (8 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $15,702.84

STEVENS, THEODORE F (TED) - Republican Party
January 6, 2001 - January 8, 2001 (3 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - To participate in the 2001 Aviation Issues conference
Total Cost - $5,311.96

STEVENS, THEODORE F (TED) - Republican Party
January 11, 2004 - January 15, 2004 (5 days)
Kauai, HI
Purpose - Aviation issues conference in Hawaii. Panel discussions and debates
Total Cost - $4,657.86

MURRAY, PATTY - Democratic Party
January 5, 2002 - January 10, 2002 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Speaking engagement at AAAE conference. Seattle, WA - Kona, HI
Total Cost -

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 8, 2005 - January 13, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Participating in Panel Discussions and Meetings
Total Cost - $7,590.00

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
August 1, 2004 - August 5, 2004 (5 days)
San Francisco, CA
Purpose - Legislative conference covering aviation security and transportation issues
Total Cost - $2,946.66

DELAY, THOMAS DALE - Republican Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - 19th Annual Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $9,811.22

SABO, MARTIN OLAV - Democratic Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - 2005 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $3,943.80

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 8, 2005 - January 15, 2005 (8 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Participated in 2005 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $12,636.00

PASTOR, EDWARD L - Democratic Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Participate on a panel; meet with FAA
Total Cost - $6,227.00

ISTOOK, ERNEST J JR - Republican Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Attend and participate in the AAAE Conference
Total Cost - $12,239.02

OLVER, JOHN W - Democratic Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - 2005 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $5,881.00

LOTT, TRENT - Republican Party
January 10, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (5 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - To address conference
Total Cost - $6,028.74

STEVENS, THEODORE F (TED) - Republican Party
January 8, 2005 - January 11, 2005 (4 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Participate in Annual Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $1,523.11

OLVER, JOHN W - Democratic Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - 2005 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $6,329.00

ISTOOK, ERNEST J JR - Republican Party
January 11, 2004 - January 16, 2004 (6 days)
Lihue, HI - Kauai, HI
Purpose - Attend 2004 Aviation Issues conference
Total Cost - $12,850.75

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
July 5, 2005 - July 10, 2005 (6 days)
Dublin, Ireland
Purpose -
Total Cost - $12,383.20

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
July 30, 2005 - August 1, 2005 (3 days)
San Francisco, CA
Purpose - Participation in Aviation Security Conference
Total Cost - $2,218.00

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.