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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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  • 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

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    Commentary: Turning the tables on the vocational ed debate

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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.

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.

Back to The Data

Office of

Marcy Kaptur


Total cost of 33 office trips: $71,536.32


Trips by Marcy Kaptur
Total cost of congressperson's 12 trips: $16,970.03

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: American Chemical Society
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON A PANEL
Date: Mar 26, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,165.50
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: DELIVER SPEECH/UKRAWIAN NATIONAL SECURITY PROGRAM
Date: Dec 7, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $861.18
source

Destination: NEW ROCHELLE, N.M.
Sponsor: National Pastoral Life Center
Purpose: DELIVER SPEECH TO CATHOLIC COMMON GROUND INITIATIVE
Date: Feb 3, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $263.51
source

Destination: SOUTH BEND, INDIANA
Sponsor: Women for Responsible National Security
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 10, 2001
Expense: $651.50
source

Destination: AMES, IOWA
Sponsor: SUCCESSFUL FARMING MAGAZINE
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $884.90
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Commonweal Magazine
Purpose: SPEAK - COMMON IDEAL/NEW YORK CITY
Date: Apr 20, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $435.50
source

Destination: MOSCOW, KIEV
Sponsor: Emory University
Purpose:
Date: Feb 14, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $6,542.00
source

Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Sian Ka'an Conservation Foundation
Purpose: RE INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE CONSERVATION
Date: Apr 12, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,941.50
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: MEETINGS AT UNITED NATIONS & NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE
Date: Apr 15, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $493.26
source

Destination: EL PASO, TEXAS AND MEXICO
Sponsor: Teamsters Union
Purpose: TO STUDY EFFECTS OF NAFTA
Date: Nov 13, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $3,125.00
source

Destination: ST. LOUIS, MO
Sponsor: American Planning Association
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Dec 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $325.39
source

Destination: DETROIT-FT LAUDERDALE-DC
Sponsor: NATIONAL BIODIESEL BOARD
Purpose: OPENING REMARKS AT CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 30, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $280.79
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Marcy Kaptur

Okeysha Brooks
Daniel Foote
Steve Fought
Jennifer Goedke
Julie Little
Ben Miller
Sarah Perz
Jessica Roach
Richard Shordt
Roger Szemraj
George 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.

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.