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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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  • 12.16.14

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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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Back to The Data

Office of

Eric Cantor


Total cost of 55 office trips: $112,177.80


Trips by Eric Cantor
Total cost of congressperson's 15 trips: $30,945.87

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL - SEMINARS/BRIEFING
Date: Jan 5, 2001
Expense: $39.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,580.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL MISSION
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $5,666.60
source

Destination: RICHMOND TO LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs
Purpose: SPEAK AT A CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 27, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,553.00
source

Destination: RICHMOND TO FORT. LAUDERDALE
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: SPEECH ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Date: Jan 12, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $554.00
source

Destination: DC TO ST. MICHAELS, MD
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Jan 29, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $717.00
source

Destination: DC TO GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,214.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT 2003
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,226.00
source

Destination: DC TO NAPLES TO RICHMOND
Sponsor: Financial Services Roundtable
Purpose: SPEAK TO THEIR CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 3, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,422.53
source

Destination: NY TO ISRAEL TO NY TO RICHMOND
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 23, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $5,632.82
source

Destination: ST. MICHAEL, MD
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Jan 14, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $900.21
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: IDT Corporation
Purpose: SPEAK AT AIPAC DINNER
Date: Jan 29, 2004
Expense: $1,797.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: ELC RETREAT
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $728.00
source

Destination: NAPLES, FL
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: SPEAK TO THEIR LEGISLATIVE LIAISON ADVISORY CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 11, 2005
Expense: $950.29
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 18, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $6,965.42
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Eric Cantor

Rob Collins
Anita Essalih
Steven Karapetian
Matthew Lakin
Colleen Maloney
Matthew Mandel
Lawrence Seyfriez
Shimon Stein
Steve Stombres



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.