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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

John Shadegg


Total cost of 57 office trips: $50,587.02


Trips by John Shadegg
Total cost of congressperson's 13 trips: $10,959.00

Destination: LAKE POWELL-PAGE, ARIZONA
Sponsor: SUNRISE AIR LINES
Purpose: FACT-FINDING/EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 23, 2000
Expense: $245.00
source

Destination: NATIONAL WATER RESOURCES ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING, CORONADO, CA
Sponsor: National Water Resources Association (NWRA)
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Nov 30, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $375.03
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION PURPOSES
Date: Jan 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $555.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION PURPOSES
Date: Aug 8, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,663.22
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 28, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $347.00
source

Destination: CONSERVATIVE MEMBERS RETREAT IN CAMBRIDGE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $571.92
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Club for Growth Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 19, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,380.40
source

Destination: SAN
Sponsor: Cerner Corporation
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Apr 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $585.00
source

Destination: PHOENIX, AZ
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,134.00
source

Destination: ORANGE COUNTY, CA
Sponsor: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Jan 23, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $770.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PURPOSE
Date: Feb 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $882.54
source

Destination: DCA TO FT. MYERS, FL FT MYERS, FL TO PHX
Sponsor: Club for Growth Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PURPOSE
Date: Mar 11, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,411.00
source

Destination: PHOENIX - LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Date: Aug 15, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,038.89
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of John Shadegg

Jennifer Bastian
Lisa Bos
Neil Bradley
Elise Finley
Kimberly Herb
Christopher Hutchison
Stephen Madden
Sheila Moloney
Kristin Nelthorpe
Sean Noble
John Pappas
Douglas Stoss
Paul Teller
Lance Wenger



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.