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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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Trips sponsored by

Corning Inc


Total cost of 16 trips: $19,429.04


Traveler: Richard Burr (from the office of Richard Burr)
Destination: WILMINGTON, NC
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE BRIEFING AND TOUR
Date: Jan 5, 2000
Expense: $828.50
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Traveler: Robin Hayes (from the office of Robin Hayes)
Destination: CORNING WILMINGTON PLANT IN WILMINGTON, NC
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Jan 5, 2000
Expense: $848.50
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Traveler: Sherwood Boehlert (from the office of Sherwood Boehlert)
Destination: CORNING, NY
Purpose: OFFICIAL BUSINESS, PLANT TOURS, BRIEFINGS ON LEGISLATION
Date: May 30, 2001
Expense: $553.33
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Traveler: Timothy Clancy (from the office of Sherwood Boehlert)
Destination: CORNING, NEW YORK
Purpose: PLANT TOUR, FACT FINDING MISSION & BRIEFING RE LEGISLATIVE
Date: May 30, 2001
Expense: $1,680.00
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Traveler: Dean D'amore (from the office of Sherwood Boehlert)
Destination: CORNING, NY
Purpose: PLANT TOURS, FACT-FINDING MISSION, AND BRIEFINGS REGARDING LEGISLATION
Date: May 30, 2001
Expense: $573.33
source

Traveler: Don Nickles (from the office of Don Nickles)
Destination: GEORGIA
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN THE AUGUSTA PUBLIC POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,646.56
source

Traveler: Harold Rogers (from the office of Harold Rogers)
Destination: AUGUSTA, GA
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PUBLIC POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,066.00
source

Traveler: Amory Houghton (from the office of Amory Houghton)
Destination: AUGUSTA, GA
Purpose: PUBLIC POLICY FORUM
Date: Mar 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,597.06
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Traveler: Richard Burr (from the office of Richard Burr)
Destination: WINSTON-SALEM, NC TO AUGUSTA, GA
Purpose: PUBLIC POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,469.00
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Traveler: Lindsey Graham (from the office of Lindsey Graham)
Destination: AUGUSTA, GEORGIA
Purpose: CORNING PUBLIC POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $841.00
source

Traveler: Hillary Clinton (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY TO NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRAVEL
Date: Jun 22, 2002
Expense: $388.50
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Traveler: Karen Keogh (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY TO WESTCHESTER, NY
Purpose: TRAVEL IN CONNECTION WITH MY DUTIES AS A SENATE EMPLOYEE TO ACCOMPANY AND STAFF SENATOR WHILE ON OFFICIAL BUSINESS IN ROCHESTER, NY
Date: Jun 22, 2002
Expense: $388.50
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Traveler: Hillary Clinton (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: CORNING, NY
Purpose: SITE VISIT
Date: Apr 29, 2003
Expense: $1,366.00
source

Traveler: Huma Abedin (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: CORNING, NY
Purpose: SITE VISIT
Date: Apr 29, 2003
Expense: $1,366.00
source

Traveler: Philippe Reines (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK
Purpose: TO VISIT THE CORNING PLANT IN CORNING, NY
Date: Jan 3, 2005
Expense: $408.38
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Traveler: Andrew Shapiro (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK
Purpose: TO VISIT THE CORNING PLANT IN CORNING, NY
Date: Jan 3, 2005
Expense: $408.38
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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

  • 11.24.14

    Academic Fraud and College Athletics

    Last month the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released a report that showed evidence of nearly two decades of academic fraud perpetuated by the school’s Afro-American Studies Department. An investigation found certain professors and administrators had an unwritten policy of “propping up” student athletes. This week on the podcast, we look at academic fraud at colleges with high-stakes sports programs.
  • 11.17.14

    The Utility of a PhD

    Humanities professors at colleges and universities are re-thinking what it means to offer a PhD. The old model is proving unsustainable. It takes an average nine years to get a doctorate, but less than 60 percent of PhDs are finding tenure-track teaching jobs. This week, we look at a new report recommending academics view doctoral programs in a new light.
  • 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.