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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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Office of

Philip Crane


Total cost of 24 office trips: $148,794.50


Trips by Philip Crane
Total cost of congressperson's 15 trips: $124,972.21

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INC.
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN PANEL DISCUSSIONS ON THE FUTURE OF LAW FROM A CONGRESSIONAL STANDPOINT
Date: Jan 19, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $3,766.83
source

Destination: TAMPA FLORIDA
Sponsor: Port of Tampa Propeller Club
Purpose: PROVIDE LEGISLATIVE UPDATE ON STATUS OF PNTR WITH CHINA WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THE PHOSPHATE INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,088.62
source

Destination: ROME, ITALY
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: IN-DEPTH DISCUSSIONS OF PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES AFFECTING US-ITALIAN RELATIONS
Date: Nov 24, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $9,120.00
source

Destination: SINGAPORE - VIETNAM
Sponsor: US-Asean Business Council
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 6, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $19,562.00
source

Destination: EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose:
Date: Aug 10, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $12,286.16
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FL
Sponsor: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON LEG. ISSUES OF THE WAYS & MEANS CMTE RELEVANT TO CME
Date: Mar 15, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $5,381.66
source

Destination: ANTIQUA & BARBUDAS-BARBADOS
Sponsor: Inter-American Economic Council
Purpose: MEETING WITH GOVERNMENT AND BUSINESS LEADERS TO DISCUSS THE ECONOMIC CONDITIONS OF THE REGION; TO DISCUSS ONGOING TRADE INITIATIVES IN THE REGION
Date: Jan 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $8,123.52
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FL
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE; CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT ON CONG. PANEL-FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSN. CONF.
Date: Mar 13, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $5,583.40
source

Destination: LONDON, U.K.
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: AS CHAIRMAN OF THE WAYS AND MEANS SUBCOMMITTEE ON TRADE, CONGRESSMAN CRANE PARTICIPATED IN EVENTS FOCUSING ON THE UPCOMING WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) MINISTERIAL IN CANCUN, MEXICO
Date: Aug 9, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $18,650.40
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE 2004 INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES); TO PARTICIPATE IN THE LEADERS IN TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM PROVIDING A "HANDS ON" OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE KEY TECHNOLOGIES AND DISCUSS ISSUES SUCH AS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, SALES TAX HOLIDAYS, A
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $5,493.64
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV-SAN DIEGO, CA-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE, WHICH PROVIDES A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF THE CONDITION OF THE RAILROADS AND AN EXAMINATION OF CURRENT TRANSPORTATION POLICY ISSUES, INCLUDING RAIL SAFETY, ECONOMIC REGULATION, ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, TA
Date: Jan 16, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $6,655.80
source

Destination: CAMBRIDGE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL; CONSERVATIVE MEMBERS RETREAT
Date: Jan 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $670.06
source

Destination: FLORIDA
Sponsor: Chicago Board of Trade
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN "WASHINGTON OUTLOOK" PROGRAM DURING THE FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 18, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $5,062.23
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NASDAQ LEADERSHIP SUMMIT, WHERE WE DISCUSSED THE FEDERAL BUDGET DEFICIT, OUTSOURCING, EXPENSING OF STOCK OPTIONS AND LEGAL REFORM.
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $4,484.40
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL-BUDAPEST, HUNGARY-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: TO DISCUSS VARIOUS INTERNATIONAL TAX AND TRADE ISSUES WITH EU OFFICIALS
Date: Nov 6, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $19,043.49
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Philip Crane

Bryce Dustman
James Hayes
Shalla Ross
Emanuel Rossman
Andrew Shore
Michele Taultin



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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    Humanities professors at colleges and universities are re-thinking what it means to offer a PhD. The old model is proving unsustainable. It takes an average nine years to get a doctorate, but less than 60 percent of PhDs are finding tenure-track teaching jobs. This week, we look at a new report recommending academics view doctoral programs in a new light.
  • 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.