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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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Office of

Dennis Rehberg


Total cost of 41 office trips: $75,703.52


Trips by Dennis Rehberg
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $7,308.64

Destination:
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Mar 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Destination: BILLINGS, MT TO RENO, NV ROUNDTRIP
Sponsor: Safari Club International and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAK AT SEMINAR OF SAFARI CLUB INT'L CONVENTION
Date: Jan 31, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,131.00
source

Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Lexington Institute
Purpose: TRADE MEETINGS (WHEAT)
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $2,051.34
source

Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Center for International Policy
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,150.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-LAS VEGAS-BILLINGS, MT
Sponsor: BIGELOW AEROSPACE
Purpose: MEET WITH AND SPEAK TO BIGELOW AEROSPACE EXECUTIVES & EMPLOYEES TO DISCUSS POSSIBLE EXPANSION OF BIGELOW AEROSPACE TO MONTANA
Date: Feb 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,026.30
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Dennis Rehberg

Amy Astin
Jason Begger
Kurt Christensen
Emelyn Faulkner
Ashley Fingarson
Julia Gustafson
Erik Iverson
James Keena
Jay Martin
Robert Martin
Jaime Ramsey
David Schoenborn
Jenn Spurgat



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.

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  • 11.10.14

    Radio: FDR’s ‘Natural Gift’

    President Franklin D. Roosevelt was a radio natural. He spoke in a confident, informal way, using simple words and phrases that were easy to grasp.
  • 11.12.14

    The Roosevelts as a political team

    Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt were not the first White House couple to act as political partners, but they were the first to do so in such a public fashion.
  • 11.10.14

    Radio: The Internet of the 1930s

    Some predicted radio would be a powerful force for democratizing information and spreading knowledge to a vast population previously separated by geography or income. But the new technology also raised anxieties.