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The First Family of Radio

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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.

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  • 11.17.14

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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.
  • 11.10.14

    Radio: The Internet of the 1930s

    Some predicted radio would be a powerful force for democratizing information and spreading knowledge to a vast population previously separated by geography or income. But the new technology also raised anxieties.