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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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    How Much Will College Cost My Family?

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  • 12.01.14

    Bridging the “Middle Skills” Gap

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    Commentary: Turning the tables on the vocational ed debate

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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

  • 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

Yale University


Total cost of 16 trips: $9,705.36


Traveler: Daniel Patrick Moynihan (from the office of Daniel Patrick Moynihan)
Destination: NEW HAVEN, CT
Purpose: RECIEVE HONORARY DEGREE
Date: May 21, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,710.00
source

Traveler: Daniel Patrick Moynihan (from the office of Daniel Patrick Moynihan)
Destination: NEW HAVEN, CT
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Sep 22, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $840.84
source

Traveler: Peter Brookes (from the office of Benjamin Gilman)
Destination: YALE UNIVERSITY, NEW HAVEN, CT
Purpose: GIVE LECTURE
Date: Dec 14, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $263.00
source

Traveler: Christi Harlan (from the office of Phil Gramm)
Destination: NEW HAVEN, CONN.
Purpose: SPEAK AT CAREER DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR ON CAPITOL HILL JOBS; MEET WITH STUDENTS, ONE ON ONE
Date: Feb 19, 2001
Expense: $418.93
source

Traveler: David Abremowitz (from the office of Henry Hyde)
Destination: NEW HAVEN CONNECTICUT
Purpose: ATTEND AND SPEAK AT SYMPOSIUM
Date: Mar 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $275.00
source

Traveler: Eleanor Holmes Norton (from the office of Eleanor Holmes Norton)
Destination: NEW HAVEN, CT
Purpose: TO DELIVER THE OPENING ADDRESS AT THE RACE, VALUES AND THE AMERICAN LEGAL PROCESS: A SCHOLAR WORKING CONFERENCE IN HONOR OF THE LEGACY OF THE HONORABLE A. LEON HIGGINBOTHAM, JR. DINNER.
Date: Feb 22, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $410.58
source

Traveler: Barney Frank (from the office of Barney Frank)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - NEW YORK - NEW HAVEN - BOSTON (AIR & RAIL)
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN JUDGE HIGGINBOTHAM CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 22, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $475.85
source

Traveler: Lynn Rivers (from the office of Lynn Rivers)
Destination: TEA, DINNER AND KEYNOTE SPEECH
Purpose: DELIVER KEYNOTE SPEECH * YPU MEETING
Date: Mar 4, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $632.00
source

Traveler: Aaron Klein (from the office of Paul Sarbanes)
Destination: NEW HAVEN CONN TO WASHINGTON D.C.
Purpose: TO GIVE A LECTURE
Date: Mar 26, 2002
Expense: $155.00
source

Traveler: Vernon Ehlers (from the office of Vernon Ehlers)
Destination: YALE UNIVERSITY, NEW HAVEN CT
Purpose: SPEAK AT MAJOR SYMPOSIUM
Date: May 2, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $964.00
source

Traveler: Keith Hand (from the office of Chuck Hagel)
Destination: NEW HAVEN, CONN.
Purpose: TO GIVE A PRESENTATION OF CHINESE LEGAL REFORM TO THE CHINA LAW CENTER AT YALE UNIVERSITY
Date: Oct 28, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $403.00
source

Traveler: David Dorsey (from the office of Edward Kennedy)
Destination: NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Mar 8, 2004
Expense: $162.00
source

Traveler: Lois Capps (from the office of Lois Capps)
Destination: NEW HAVEN, CT
Purpose: SPEECH ON NURSING AND PUBLIC POLICY
Date: Jun 4, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,032.00
source

Traveler: Tom Lantos (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: TETERBORO, NJ-NEW HAVEN, CT-WASHINGTON, DC
Purpose: FEATURED SPEAKER AT ANNUAL HERBERT WALKER SERIES AT YALE UNIVERSITY
Date: Oct 4, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $935.19
source

Traveler: Portia Wu (from the office of Edward Kennedy)
Destination: D.C. & NEW HAVEN, CT
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON A PANEL AND MEET WITH STUDENTS ABOUT LABOR POLICY AND CAREERS ON CAPITOL HILL
Date: Apr 7, 2005
Expense: $334.00
source

Traveler: Eleanor Holmes Norton (from the office of Eleanor Holmes Norton)
Destination: HARTFORD, CO
Purpose: YALE UNIVERSITY CLASS DAY SPEAKER
Date: May 21, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $693.97
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.