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Office of

Donald Manzullo


Total cost of 38 office trips: $57,476.71


Trips by Donald Manzullo
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $11,164.02

Destination: MARION, AR
Sponsor: Union Pacific Corporation
Purpose: TO EXAMINE INTERMODAL FACILITIES SIMILAR TO THOSE PROPOSED IN THE 16TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT. TRIP INCLUDED LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.
Date: Nov 30, 2000
Expense: $674.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL BIPARTISAN RETREAT
Date: Mar 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,580.00
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: INVITED SPEAKER AT FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSN. ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $4,015.09
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: VIST 3 STOCK EXCHANGES; OPEN NASDAQ; DUTIES PER FINANCIAL SVC. CTR.
Date: Apr 9, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $857.00
source

Destination: TORONTO, CANADA
Sponsor: Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Purpose: INVITED TO SPEAK AT A CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 20, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $773.53
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE AND CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE
Purpose: PANEL PARTICIPANT/PRESENTER AT CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 14, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,264.40
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Donald Manzullo

Richard Beutel
Thomas Bezas
Conor Brown
Rich Carter
Bryan Davis
Michael Day
Ian Deason
Jennifer Ensminger
Philip Eskeland
Stephen Johnson
Bradley Knox
Christopher Lee
Adam Magary
Kurt Markva
Jennifer Osika
Rosario Palmieri
Barry Pineles
Helen Smith
John Szymanski
James Thomas
Patrick Wilson



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.