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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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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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  • 12.16.14

    Rising prices on the poorest

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  • 12.01.14

    Bridging the “Middle Skills” Gap

    There’s a paradox in today’s job market: even though there are millions of people looking for work, employers say they can’t find enough qualified workers. That’s due to an abundance of what economists call “middle skills” jobs – jobs that require specialized training beyond high school, but not a four-year college degree.
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    I’m not arguing that all education should be about acquiring job skills ... I’m saying that good vocational high schools have figured out how to bring college prep into their curriculum. And it’s time that traditional academic high schools brought more vocational education into theirs.

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Office of

Richard Neal


Total cost of 27 office trips: $46,152.79


Trips by Richard Neal
Total cost of congressperson's 13 trips: $16,390.75

Destination: CHATHAM, MA
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Jul 5, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,575.00
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 23, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,650.00
source

Destination: CHATHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL ISSUES SEMINAR
Date: Jul 4, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,671.00
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Sponsor: Brookings Institution
Purpose: WELFARE REFORM SUMMIT
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $3,057.75
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Chubb Corporation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Feb 7, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $640.50
source

Destination: TRAVEL FROM SPRINGFIELD, MA/HARTFORD AIRPORT TO ALBUQUERQUE, NM AND RETURN
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR AT LUMIDIGM BIOMETRICS
Date: May 17, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,482.50
source

Destination: NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE SEMINAR
Date: Jul 4, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,090.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Chubb Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL MEETING ON CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES AFFECTING INSURANCE INDUSTRY INCLUDING ASBESTOS RELATED ISSUES, TAXES, LEGAL REFORM AND INSURANCE REGULATION.
Date: Dec 16, 2003
Expense: $440.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, PRESBYTERIAN HOSTIPAL, CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER, BURN CENTER
Sponsor: American Burn Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL MEETING WITH BURN PHYSICIANS TO DISCUSS ISSUES AFFECTING THE MEDICAL FIELD INCLUDING PHYSICIAN REIMBURSEMENT, MEDICARE, MEDICAL RESEARCH AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE PREPAREDNESS
Date: Dec 17, 2003
Expense: $390.00
source

Destination: CAPE COD, MA
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Jun 30, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,470.00
source

Destination: DENVER, CO-SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: THE DENVER FORUM/THE CITY CLUB OF SAN DIEGO
Purpose: TO ADDRESS TWO PUBLIC POLICY FORUMS ON THE TOPIC OF SOCIAL SECURITY REFORM
Date: Mar 30, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,475.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-CLEVELAND, OH,-HARTFORD/SPRINGFIELD
Sponsor: Americans United to Protect Social Security
Purpose: TO SPEAK TO GROUP REGARDING SOCIAL SECURITY REFORM
Date: Apr 15, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $469.00
source

Destination: WEQUASSETT INN, CHATHAM, MA (BY PERSONAL AUTOMOBILE)
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE SEMINAR/BIPARTISAN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP SEMINAR
Date: Jul 1, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $980.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Richard Neal

Daniel Houton
Ann Jablon
Bridgette Johnson
Ryan Kelly
Margaret Mcglinch
Melissa Mueller
Michael Prucker



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.

Recent Posts

  • 12.16.14

    Rising prices on the poorest

    In January 2014 nearly a hundred college presidents gathered at the White House for a summit on the rising cost of college. But data show that those same institutions have been raising their prices fastest for the poorest students than for wealthier ones. This week on the podcast, we talk to a reporter who has been following the rising college cost burden on poor families.
  • 12.08.14

    How Much Will College Cost My Family?

    In 2011 the federal government required colleges and universities to publish “net price calculators” on their web sites. These tools are supposed to help families figure out which colleges they can afford. The calculators take into account family income, number of kids in college, state of residency, and other factors. But they’re often hard to use and time-consuming. Our guest this week has made this process simpler and more accessible.
  • 12.01.14

    Bridging the “Middle Skills” Gap

    There’s a paradox in today’s job market: even though there are millions of people looking for work, employers say they can’t find enough qualified workers. That’s due to an abundance of what economists call “middle skills” jobs – jobs that require specialized training beyond high school, but not a four-year college degree.
  • 12.01.14

    Commentary: Turning the tables on the vocational ed debate

    I’m not arguing that all education should be about acquiring job skills ... I’m saying that good vocational high schools have figured out how to bring college prep into their curriculum. And it’s time that traditional academic high schools brought more vocational education into theirs.