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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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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

    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

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Total cost of 77 trips: $109,411.45


Traveler: Fred Thompson (from the office of Fred Thompson)
Destination: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: APPEARANCE ON DENNIS MILLER LIVE ON JULY 7
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,843.95
source

Traveler: Eddie Bernice Johnson (from the office of Eddie Bernice Johnson)
Destination:
Purpose: TRUMPET AWARDS AND DINNER
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $472.22
source

Traveler: Joseph Lieberman (from the office of Joseph Lieberman)
Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.
Purpose: SENATOR WAS GUEST ON LATE EDITION
Date: Mar 18, 2001
Expense: $103.56
source

Traveler: Joseph Lieberman (from the office of Joseph Lieberman)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: SENATOR WAS GUEST ON LATE EDITION
Date: May 13, 2001
Expense: $27.50
source

Traveler: Rick Boucher (from the office of Rick Boucher)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: CONFERENCE WITH EXECUTIVE OFFICERS AND LEGAL STAFF OF AOL-TW REGARDING LEGISLATION RELATING TO ON-LINE MUSIC DISTRIBUTION SERVICES.
Date: Jun 24, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $910.00
source

Traveler: Joseph Lieberman (from the office of Joseph Lieberman)
Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.
Purpose: SENATOR WAS GUEST ON LATE EDITION
Date: Jul 15, 2001
Expense: $103.56
source

Traveler: Regina Mahony (from the office of Calvin Dooley)
Destination: DULLES, VA; LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL; FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,142.00
source

Traveler: Ben Cline (from the office of Bob Goodlatte)
Destination: DULLES, VA; LOS ANGELES, CA; SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL; FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,750.00
source

Traveler: Johanna Mikes (from the office of Rick Boucher)
Destination: DULLES, VIRGINIA; LOS ANGELES, CA; SAN FRANCISCO CA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING OF UPCOMING TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS, THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY AND THE INTERNET SERVICES PROVIDER INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,733.75
source

Traveler: Samara Ryder (from the office of F. James Sensenbrenner)
Destination: DULLES, VA; LOS ANGELES, CA; SAN FRANCISCO, CA SAN JOSE, CA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,752.00
source

Traveler: Anthony Foxx (from the office of F. James Sensenbrenner)
Destination: DULLES, VIRGINIA, LOS ANGELES, CA, SILICON VALLEY, CA & SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,732.00
source

Traveler: Rashad Hussain (from the office of F. James Sensenbrenner)
Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA; SAN JOSE, CA; DULLES, VA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SITE VISIT TO AOL
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $967.00
source

Traveler: James French (from the office of Howard Berman)
Destination: DULLES, VA TO LOS ANGELES, CA TO MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, TO D.C.
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,475.00
source

Traveler: Amanda Pedigo (from the office of David Dreier)
Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA, SILICON VALLEY, CA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,477.00
source

Traveler: Ali Amirhooshmand (from the office of Cliff Stearns)
Destination: LA, SAN JOSE, SAN FRANCISCO
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,602.00
source

Traveler: Suzanne Stoll (from the office of Robert Wexler)
Destination: LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,741.00
source

Traveler: Tim Kurth (from the office of J. Dennis Hastert)
Destination: SITES OF CORPORATE PROPERTIES, SUCH AS AOL IN NORTHERN Virginia, NEHRSCUPE IN SILICON VALLEY AND WARNER STUDIOS IN BURBANK, CA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FACT FINDING VISIT ON CALINE, COPYRIGHT AND OTHER INDUSTRY ISSUES
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,637.00
source

Traveler: Jessica Wallace (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: LOS ANGELES
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AND FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,157.00
source

Traveler: Linda Bloss-Baum (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination:
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP REGARDING ISSUES OF IMPORTANCE TO THE HIGH TECH AND MASS MEDIA DIVISIONS OF AOL/TW
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,694.00
source

Traveler: Sean Kennedy (from the office of Richard Gephardt)
Destination: DC-LOS ANGELES-SAN FRANCISCO
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,712.00
source

Traveler: Tom Bridle (from the office of Jane Harman)
Destination:
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,627.00
source

Traveler: Richard Vaughn (from the office of William Jenkins)
Destination:
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING TOUR & MEETING OF AOL TIME WARNER PROPERTIES
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,752.00
source

Traveler: Paul Unger (from the office of George Allen)
Destination: CALIFORNIA
Purpose: DISCUSS PRIVACY, COPYRIGHT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ISSUES AND VISIT TIMEWARNER FACILITIES
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,262.00
source

Traveler: Jay Timmons (from the office of George Allen)
Destination: CALIFORNIA
Purpose: DISCUSS PRIVACY, COPYRIGHT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ISSUES AND VISIT AOL/TIME WARNER FACILITIES
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,262.00
source

Traveler: Cherie Harder (from the office of Sam Brownback)
Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA & SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: VISIT BUSINESSES IN VIRGINIA, LOS ANGELES & SAN FRANCISCO, DISCUSS INTERNET POLICY, CONTENT REGULATION ISSUED OTHER ENTERTAINMENT ISSUES
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,502.00
source

Traveler: Margaret Jeffreys (from the office of Jeff Sessions)
Destination: DULLES, VA; LOS ANGELES, CA; SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: LEGISLATION RE AND STUDY OF INTERNET ISSUES; INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RE MOTION PICTURE/MUSIC INDUSTRY; INTERNET SALE OF WINE
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,502.00
source

Traveler: Wallace Hsueh (from the office of Gordon Smith)
Destination: DULLES, VA - LOS ANGELES, CA - SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: MEETINGS AND SITE TOUR OF AOL TIME WARNER COMPANY FACILITIES & LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,477.00
source

Traveler: Garry Malphrus (from the office of Strom Thurmond)
Destination: LOS ANGELES AND SILICON VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: SITE VISIT FOR NETSCAPE AND WARNER BROTHERS
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,502.00
source

Traveler: Chris Delacy (from the office of John Warner)
Destination: LOS ANGELES & SAN FRANCISCO CA
Purpose: VISIT WARNER BROS. FACILITY TO DISCUSS COPYRIGHT ISSUES IN RELATED TO MOVIE & RECORDING INDUSTRY, VISIT NETSCAPE TO DISCUSS BROADBAND DEVELOPMENT & INTERNET TAXATION.
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,257.00
source

Traveler: Dana Lichtenberg (from the office of Bart Gordon)
Destination: LOS ANGELES & SAN FRANCISCO
Purpose: FACT FINDING-SITE VISITS
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,502.00
source

Traveler: Maxine Waters (from the office of Maxine Waters)
Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Purpose: RECIPIENT OF THE "TOWER OF POWER" AWARD AT THE TENTH ANNUAL TRUMPET AWARDS, TURNER BROADCASTING. GUEST OF HONOR AT OTHER RELATED EVENTS OVER A THREE DAY PERIOD
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $4,371.10
source

Traveler: Anthony Coley (from the office of Harold Ford)
Destination: WASHINGTON D.C. TO ATLANTA
Purpose: ACCOMPANYING MEMBER TO EVENT
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $900.00
source

Traveler: Harold Ford (from the office of Harold Ford)
Destination: ATLANTA
Purpose: SPEAKING-AWARD RECIPIENT
Date: Jan 7, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $633.99
source

Traveler: C Stewart Verdery (from the office of Don Nickles)
Destination: BURBANK, CA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,688.00
source

Traveler: Bob Castro (from the office of E. Clay Shaw)
Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Purpose: SITE VISITS AND BRIEFINGS ON INDUSTRY ISSUES WITH COMPANY EXECUTIVES
Date: Mar 29, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $1,255.00
source

Traveler: Lori Otto (from the office of Larry Craig)
Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,139.00
source

Traveler: Stephen Patterson (from the office of Blanche Lincoln)
Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Purpose: ATTEND BRAVES GAME; MEET BRAVES EXECUTIVES; TOUR CNN; MEET WITH CNN EXECS; MEET WITH SPORTS ILLUSTRATED EDITORIAL BD
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $534.00
source

Traveler: Tim Punke (from the office of Max Baucus)
Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,239.00
source

Traveler: John Kilvington (from the office of Thomas Carper)
Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING TRIP TO AOL TIME WARNER FACILITIES IN ATLANTA
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,139.00
source

Traveler: Lori Denham (from the office of Calvin Dooley)
Destination: ATLANTA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,053.00
source

Traveler: Ali Wade (from the office of Adam Smith)
Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,139.00
source

Traveler: Suzanne Farmer (from the office of Jim Davis)
Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,139.00
source

Traveler: Andrew Shore (from the office of Philip Crane)
Destination:
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,139.00
source

Traveler: George Dalley (from the office of Charles Rangel)
Destination:
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $899.00
source

Traveler: Robert Taub (from the office of John Mchugh)
Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $799.00
source

Traveler: Jane Terry (from the office of Max Cleland)
Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Purpose: TOUR TURNER AND CNN OFFICES AND FACILITIES
Date: Apr 2, 2002
Expense: $168.00
source

Traveler: Michael Dovilla (from the office of George Voinovich)
Destination: BOSTON, MASS.
Purpose: TO TOUR THE FACILITIES OF MONSTER GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS AND RECEIVE SEVERAL BRIEFINGS ON THEIR PROGRAMS RELATED TO THE POSTING OF CIVIL SERVICE JOB OPPORTUNITIES ON THE INTERNET
Date: Apr 16, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $815.01
source

Traveler: Brandon Bungard (from the office of Jo Ann Davis)
Destination: BOSTON LOGAN AIRPORT
Purpose: TO TOUR THE FACILITIES OF MONSTER GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS AND RECEIVE SEVERAL BRIEFINGS OF THEIR PROGRAMS RELATING TO THE POSTING OF CIVIL SERVICE JOB OPPORTUNITIES ON THE INTERNET. MONSTER HAS BEEN TASKED BY CONTRACT FROM OPM TO STREAMLINE THE ON-LINE PROCE
Date: Apr 16, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $823.51
source

Traveler: Kelly Mcintosh (from the office of Timothy Murphy)
Destination: NEW YORK, REAGON
Purpose: THE IMPACT OF US POSTAL SERVICE REFORM ON THE MAGAZINE INDUSTRY
Date: May 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $762.91
source

Traveler: Jeff Palmore (from the office of Edward Schrock)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: May 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $685.67
source

Traveler: John Callender (from the office of Thomas Davis)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: TOUR OF TIME, INC.'S MAGAZINE OPERATIONS
Date: May 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $701.29
source

Traveler: Robert Taub (from the office of John Mchugh)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TOUR AND DISCUSSION ABOUT THE MAGAZINE INDUSTRY
Date: May 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $673.87
source

Traveler: Joseph Biden (from the office of Joseph Biden)
Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Purpose: APPEARANCE ON "REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER"
Date: Aug 29, 2003
Expense: $8,410.75
source

Traveler: Robert Taub (from the office of John Mchugh)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: DISCUSS POSTAL REFORM WITH EXECUTIVES OF TIME, INC.
Date: Sep 5, 2003
Expense: $381.40
source

Traveler: Enrique Knell (from the office of Heather Wilson)
Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Purpose: STAFFED CONG. HEATHER WILSON FOR HER APPEARANCE ON REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER SHOW
Date: Sep 19, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $785.74
source

Traveler: Heather Wilson (from the office of Heather Wilson)
Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Purpose: APPEARED AS GUEST ON REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER TO DISCUSS PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES.
Date: Sep 19, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $799.43
source

Traveler: Paul Unger (from the office of George Allen)
Destination: LOS ANGELES, CALIF.
Purpose: MEET WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF AOL AND TIME WARNER TO DISCUSS ISSUES PENDING BEFORE THE CONGRESS
Date: Jan 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,318.89
source

Traveler: Seth Bloom (from the office of Herbert Kohl)
Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO EXAMINE COMPETITION AND PIRACY ISSUES IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
Date: Jan 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,375.89
source

Traveler: Amy Heerink (from the office of David Dreier)
Destination: LOS ANGELES
Purpose: EDUC. TRIP ON CONTENT PIRACY
Date: Jan 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,318.89
source

Traveler: Joseph Biden (from the office of Joseph Biden)
Destination: AUTO TRAVEL FROM WASHINGTON, DC TO WILMINGTON, DE
Purpose: TRAVEL FROM WASHINGTON TO WILMINGTON FOLLOWING APPEARANCE ON "LARRY KING LIVE"
Date: Mar 24, 2004
Expense: $638.06
source

Traveler: Shannon Jarquot (from the office of Joe Barton)
Destination:
Purpose: FACT FINDING CONTENT AND CABLE ISSUE
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $707.67
source

Traveler: Kyle Nevins (from the office of Roy Blunt)
Destination: ATLANTA (ATL)
Purpose: FACT FINDING MEETINGS AND TOURS OF TECHWOOD (LOCATION OF TURNER STUDIOS); POLICY DISCUSSION/EDUCATIONAL VISIT WITH TURNER EXECUTIVES; TOUR OF CNN STUDIOS
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $732.92
source

Traveler: Greg Nickerson (from the office of William Thomas)
Destination: ATLANTA, GA ATL
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $943.73
source

Traveler: J.D. Hayworth (from the office of J.D. Hayworth)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: APPEARANCE ON CNN'S CROSSFIRE
Date: Apr 19, 2004
Expense: $416.70
source

Traveler: Jewel James (from the office of Elijah Cummings)
Destination: MIAMI, FL
Purpose: TO EXPLORE ISSUES RELATED TO AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE FILM AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
Date: Jul 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,850.00
source

Traveler: Neil Fried (from the office of Joe Barton)
Destination: D.C. TO PORTLAND, MAINE
Purpose: VISIT AND DISCUSS TIME WARNER VOIP SERVICE, CURRENT REGULATION, AND POTENTIAL LEGISLATION.
Date: Aug 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $937.40
source

Traveler: Rahm Emanuel (from the office of Rahm Emanuel)
Destination: LOS ANGELES
Purpose: APPEARANCE ON "REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER"
Date: Aug 13, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $2,194.89
source

Traveler: Joseph Biden (from the office of Joseph Biden)
Destination: CAR SERVICE FROM WASHINGTON, D.C. TO WILMINGTON, DE
Purpose: APPEARANCE ON CNN PROGRAM "NEWSNIGHT WITH AARON BROWN"
Date: Dec 6, 2004
Expense: $250.00
source

Traveler: Joseph Biden (from the office of Joseph Biden)
Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Purpose: APPEARANCE ON "REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER"
Date: Feb 16, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $6,585.45
source

Traveler: Amy Tejral (from the office of Ben Nelson)
Destination: DULLES TO LOS ANGELES
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,629.00
source

Traveler: Jace Johnson (from the office of Orrin Hatch)
Destination: FROM WASHINGTON, DC TO LAS ANGELES, CA
Purpose: TRAINING SEMINAR ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,666.62
source

Traveler: Michone Johnson (from the office of John Conyers)
Destination: LAX
Purpose: SITE VISIT AND DISCUSSION OF IP ISSUES
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $630.00
source

Traveler: Samuel Langholz (from the office of Roy Blunt)
Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP TO AOL & WARNER BROTHERS TO DISCUSS INTERNET & CONSUMER ISSUES, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, AND COPYRIGHT ISSUES
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,832.00
source

Traveler: Brad Smith (from the office of David Dreier)
Destination: LOS ANGELES
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,047.30
source

Traveler: Stephanie Tubbs Jones (from the office of Stephanie Tubbs Jones)
Destination: LOS ANGELES
Purpose: MEDIA PURPOSES
Date: Feb 25, 2005
Expense: $1,533.38
source

Traveler: Alex Cruz (from the office of Ileana Ros-Lehtinen)
Destination: LOS ANGELES
Purpose: ACCOMPANY MEMBER TO LIVE TAPING OF HBO'S REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER
Date: Mar 18, 2005
Expense: $1,154.45
source

Traveler: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (from the office of Ileana Ros-Lehtinen)
Destination: DULLES, LOS ANGELES, MIAMI
Purpose: LIVE TAPING OF HBO'S REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER
Date: Mar 18, 2005
Expense: $6,896.00
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.