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Office of

J.D. Hayworth


Total cost of 18 office trips: $39,234.83


Trips by J.D. Hayworth
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $10,968.86

Destination: DC/PALM BEACH/AZ
Sponsor: Center for The Study of Popular Culture
Purpose: MC DINNER
Date: Nov 15, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $5,859.00
source

Destination: KAMUALA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTENDED THE ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE, PARTICIPATED IN PANEL DISCUSSIONS PERTAINING TO THE HEALTH OF THE AVIATION INDUSTRY.
Date: Jan 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $828.32
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: APPEARANCE ON CNN'S CROSSFIRE
Date: Apr 19, 2004
Expense: $416.70
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: 104TH CLASS RETREAT
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,638.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Center for The Study of Popular Culture
Purpose: TO DELIVER A BREAKFAST KEYNOTE SPEECH TO AN AUDIENCE GATHERED FOR A DAY-LONG CONFERENCE ON THE ISSUE OF IMMIGRATION
Date: Aug 25, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $2,226.84
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of J.D. Hayworth

Joseph Eule
Suzanne Geroux
Robert Holmes
Katharine Mottley
Erik Rasmussen
Ryan Serote
Todd Sommers



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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    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.