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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

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  • 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.
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    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

University of Rochester


Total cost of 10 trips: $8,658.75


Traveler: Francesca Tedesco (from the office of Amory Houghton)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY
Purpose: FACT FINDING SEMINAR ON GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
Date: Aug 24, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $728.88
source

Traveler: Nicole Rutberg (from the office of Charles Schumer)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY
Purpose: PROJECT MEDICAL EDUCATION
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,020.18
source

Traveler: Jennifer Ubelhart (from the office of Vito Fossella)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER
Purpose: FACT FINDING-GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $959.57
source

Traveler: Tina Mufford (from the office of Thomas Reynolds)
Destination: "PROJECT MEDICAL EDUCATION"
Purpose: TO GAIN AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE SPECIAL NEEDS AND CHALLENGES OF MEDICAL SCHOOLS AND TEACHING HOSPITALS.
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $381.38
source

Traveler: Sally Schaeffer (from the office of Louise Mcintosh Slaughter)
Destination:
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MEDICAL SCHOOL EDUCATION AND FEDERAL PUBLIC POLICY IMPACTING TEACHING HOSPITALS
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,052.18
source

Traveler: Cynthia Johnson (from the office of Louise Mcintosh Slaughter)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,052.18
source

Traveler: Katharine Bowen (from the office of John Lafalce)
Destination: BUF
Purpose: PROJECT MEDICAL EDUCATION
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $894.38
source

Traveler: Hillary Clinton (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY TO WHITE PLAINS
Purpose:
Date: Oct 11, 2002
Expense: $1,100.00
source

Traveler: Huma Abedin (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY TO WHITE PLAINS, NY
Purpose: ACCOMPANY SENATOR TO OFFICIAL SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Oct 11, 2002
Expense: $1,100.00
source

Traveler: Kerk Phillips (from the office of Robert Bennett)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NEW YORK
Purpose: PRESENT ACADEMIC PAPER
Date: Nov 11, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $370.00
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.