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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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    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.

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.

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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
source

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
source

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
source

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
source

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
source

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
source

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
source

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
source

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
source

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
source



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.