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(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

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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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Back to The Data

Office of

John Warner


Total cost of 55 office trips: $89,222.28


Trips by John Warner
Total cost of congressperson's 12 trips: $9,696.70

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: College of William and Mary
Purpose: SPEAK AT COMMENCEMENT
Date: May 14, 1999 (1 day)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Business-Government Relations Council
Purpose: TO SPEAK TO ANNUAL MEETING OF THE BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS COUNCIL
Date: Oct 15, 1999 (2 days)
Expense: $1,501.00
source

Destination: BLACKSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Virginia Tech
Purpose: SPEAK AT COMMENCEMENT
Date: May 12, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $857.00
source

Destination: NEW CHURCH, VIRGINIA (ACCOMACK)
Sponsor: MOSBACHER ENERGY COMPANIES & TM POWER VENTURES
Purpose: TO BE KEYNOTE SPEAKER, & DEDICATE COMMONWEALTH CHESAPEAKE POWER STATION
Date: Aug 14, 2000
Expense: $700.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (THE GREENBRIER) WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Business-Government Relations Council
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE AND BE KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR THE ANNUAL BUSINESS GOVERNMENT RELATION COUNCIL MEETING
Date: Oct 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,900.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Colonial Williamsburg
Purpose: VETERANS DAY SPEECH
Date: Nov 11, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $574.88
source

Destination: NORFOLK, VA TO WASHINGTON D.C.
Sponsor: NORFOLK SPORTS CLUB
Purpose: ONE-WAY TRAVEL FROM NORFOLK TO WASHINGTON, D.C. PROVIDED BECAUSE NO COMMERCIAL FLIGHT AVAILABLE. KEYNOTE ADDRESS GIVEN BY SENATOR WARNER FOR CITY OF NORFOLK SPORTS CLUB ANNUAL JAMBOREE-VA. OUTSTANDING COLLEGIATE COACH
Date: Mar 6, 2002
Expense: $1,200.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia
Purpose: TO DELIVER KEYNOTE SPEECH TO THE VA. INDEPENDENT COLLEGE FOUNDATION "EVENING OF EXCELLENCE" AND RECEIVE AWARD
Date: Jul 12, 2002
Expense: $350.00
source

Destination: FROM SMITHFIELD, VA TO WINCHESTER, VA
Sponsor: Smithfield Virginia
Purpose: AIRPLANE PROVIDED BY THE TOWN OF SMITHFIELD TO PARTICIPATE IN THEIR 250TH BIRTHDAY-(OFFICIAL PARADE AND REMARKS)
Date: Sep 28, 2002
Expense: $1,200.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Plaza Hotel
Purpose: ACCEPTING AN AWARD FROM THE MARINE CORPS LAW ENFORCEMENT FOUNDATION
Date: Mar 28, 2003
Expense: $426.92
source

Destination: EMORY, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Emory and Henry College
Purpose: TO DELIVER COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS
Date: May 14, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $170.00
source

Destination: SUFFOLK, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Lockheed Martin
Purpose: TOUR NEW FACILITY
Date: Apr 11, 2005
Expense: $216.90
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of John Warner

Ben Cassidy
Chris Delacy
John Frierson
William Greenwalt
Gary Hall
Mary Alice Hayward
James Kadtke
Thomas Mackenzie
Susan Magill
Christopher Micci
Wendy Moltrup
Meredith Moseley
Chas Phillips
John Robinson
Geoffrey Schwartzman
Cord Sterling
Thomas Super
John Ullyot
Kristin White
Chris Yianilos



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.