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Office of

Carolyn Maloney


Total cost of 46 office trips: $107,341.33


Trips by Carolyn Maloney
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $26,999.58

Destination: ATTEND CONFERENCE MEETINGS
Sponsor: INTER-AMERICAN PARLIAMENTARY GROUP ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT
Purpose: ATTEND PARLIAMENTARY FORUM IN OTTAWA, ONTARIO (CANADA)
Date: Nov 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $974.92
source

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT 2003
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: RETREAT/DISCUSSION/PLANNING
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $888.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL MISSION
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $11,629.30
source

Destination: DOHA
Sponsor: CORNELL MEDICAL COLLEGE & QATAR FOUNDATION
Purpose: REP. MALONEY ATTENDED THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF WEILL-CORNELL MEDICAL COLLEGE-QATAR (CORNELL MEDICAL COLLEGE IS IN HER DISTRICT). SHE ALSO PARTICIPATED IN A MEETING WITH THE QATARI FOREIGN MINISTER ATTENDED RAND-Q CONFERENCE, AND MET WITH QF EDUCATION CITY
Date: Oct 8, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $12,665.50
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES (LAX)
Sponsor: American Hellenic Council of California
Purpose: MRS. MALONEY HONORED AS CO-CHAIR OF HELLENIC CAUCUS BY AHC AT THEIR ANNUAL DINNER DANCE ON MARCH 5, 2005
Date: Mar 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $841.86
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Carolyn Maloney

Donald Auerbach
Robin Bachman
Benjamin Chevat
Eleni Constantine
Philip Craft
Orly Isaacson
Jennifer Keaton
Joe Mckelvey
Edward Mills
Gail Ravnitzky
Katherine Segal



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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    Academic Fraud and College Athletics

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  • 11.17.14

    The Utility of a PhD

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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.