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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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Trips sponsored by

Healthcare Institute of New Jersey


Total cost of 16 trips: $9,134.89


Traveler: Carolee Lowry (from the office of Marge Roukema)
Destination: STRYKER HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS, MAHWAH, MEDICAL ERRORS REDUCTION INITIATIVE AT VALLEY HOSPITAL, RIDGEWOOD, BRISTO-MYERS SQUIBB-HOPEWELL, NOVO NORDISK-MAINSBORO
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Nov 26, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $555.00
source

Traveler: Sandra Caron (from the office of Jon Corzine)
Destination: NEW JERSEY
Purpose: TOUR OF HEALTHCARE FACILITIES
Date: Dec 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $580.00
source

Traveler: Nancy Fox (from the office of Rodney Frelinghuysen)
Destination: NJ
Purpose: PHARMACEUTICAL FACILITIES
Date: Dec 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $403.45
source

Traveler: Joan Dermanoski (from the office of Frank Lobiondo)
Destination: NEWARK, NJ
Purpose: TO FURTHER INCREASE THE NJ CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION'S KNOWLEDGE OF THEPHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY AND TO DISCUSS ISSUES OF THESE INDUSTRIES
Date: Nov 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $419.85
source

Traveler: Dana Richter (from the office of Frank Lobiondo)
Destination: MEDFORD, NJ - NEWARK, NJ - WASHINGTON, DC
Purpose: TO FURTHER INCREASE THE NJ CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION'S KNOWLEDGE OF THE PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY AND TO DISCUSS ISSUES OF IMPORTANCE TO THESE INDUSTRIES
Date: Nov 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $550.02
source

Traveler: Carlos Fenwick (from the office of Robert Andrews)
Destination: NEWARK CITY, NJ
Purpose: TO TAX VARIOUS PHARMACEUTICAL FACILITIES TO GAIN A PERSPECTIVE ON THE LATEST MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES, AND THE GROWTH OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES AMONG PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES IN NEW JERSEY
Date: Nov 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $673.02
source

Traveler: Kathy Kulkarni (from the office of Frank Pallone)
Destination: NEWARK, NJ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP ON NEW JERSEY'S PHARMACEUTICAL, MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES AND DIAGNOSTIC INDUSTRIES
Date: Dec 1, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $393.20
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Traveler: Keith Roachford (from the office of Jon Corzine)
Destination: PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR OF PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES
Date: Nov 28, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $451.68
source

Traveler: Brian Chernoff (from the office of Jon Corzine)
Destination: NEW JERSEY
Purpose: HEALTHCARE INSTITUTE OF NEW JERSEY CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,055.88
source

Traveler: Rebecca Mandell (from the office of Frank Lautenberg)
Destination: NEW JERSEY
Purpose: VISIT WITH PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES LOCATED IN NEW JERSEY
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $538.68
source

Traveler: Dana Richter (from the office of Frank Lobiondo)
Destination: TRENTON, NJ-PRINCETON, NJ-NEWARK, NJ
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES IN THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $641.38
source

Traveler: Matthew Dennis (from the office of Rush Holt)
Destination: PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY
Purpose: TOURS OF FACILITIES AND EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATIONS REGARDING BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB. NOVO NORDISK, AND HOFFMAN LAROCHE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $624.61
source

Traveler: Jason Fahrer (from the office of Scott Garrett)
Destination: PRINCETON, NJ
Purpose: INFORMATION AND TOURING OF THE INSTITUTES MEMBER CLIENTS
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $467.38
source

Traveler: Erica Stocker (from the office of Jim Saxton)
Destination: PRINCETON, NJ
Purpose: TOUR OF THREE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES IN NEW JERSEY, TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE WORK THEY DO, AND THEIR IMPORTANCE TO THE STATE AND ITS ECONOMY
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $656.98
source

Traveler: Charla Penn (from the office of William Pascrell)
Destination: PRINCETON, NJ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL STAFF TOUR
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $656.38
source

Traveler: Brooke Sharkey (from the office of Steven Rothman)
Destination: PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY
Purpose: TO TOUR NEW JERSEY HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY FACILITIES AND DISCUSS PRESSING TOPICS WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS.
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $467.38
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

  • 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.