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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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Trips sponsored by

JP Morgan Chase & Co


Total cost of 7 trips: $6,121.73


Traveler: Greg Zerzan (from the office of Larry Combest)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: VIEW OTC DERIVATIVES OPERATIONS
Date: Feb 23, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $825.00
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Traveler: C Scott Canady (from the office of Richard Baker)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: TO MEET W/ BANK STAFF TO DISCUSS SUBPRIME LENDING & VIEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS
Date: May 3, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $682.00
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Traveler: Paul Begey (from the office of Albert Wynn)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY-LA GUARDIA AIRPORT
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL
Date: May 3, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $682.00
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Traveler: Kevin Casey (from the office of Joseph Crowley)
Destination: FRIDAY 5/4 SUBRIME LENDING CONFERENCE (ALL DAY)
Purpose: SUBPRIME LENDING CONFERENCE
Date: May 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $333.00
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Traveler: Erika Jeffers (from the office of Barney Frank)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-TEMPE, ARIZONA
Purpose: STAFF SEMINAR ON ID THEFT AND SITE VISIT OF ANTI-FRAUD/ID THEFT UNIT AT CHASE
Date: May 29, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,032.62
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Traveler: Karen Lynch (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: DC - TEMPE, AZ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 29, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,242.26
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Traveler: James Mccormick (from the office of Henry Hyde)
Destination: SALT LAKE CITY
Purpose: SPEAKER AT J.P. MORGAN WINTER CONFERENCE. PRESENTED ON A PANEL ENTITLED "EMERGING ASIAN CURRENCY DYNAMICS."
Date: Feb 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,324.85
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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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  • 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.
  • 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.