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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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    Bridging the “Middle Skills” Gap

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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

Ohio State University


Total cost of 11 trips: $10,918.53


Traveler: Donna Pignatelli (from the office of Sherrod Brown)
Destination: UKRAINE (KIEV & LUIV)
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN OPENING OF US-EU-UKRANIAN DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION FOR DEMOCRACY
Date: May 19, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,251.38
source

Traveler: Sherrod Brown (from the office of Sherrod Brown)
Destination: UKRAINE (KIEV & LUIV)
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN OPENING OF US-EU-UKRANIAN DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION FOR DEMOCRACY
Date: May 19, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,251.38
source

Traveler: Auke Piersma (from the office of Dennis Kucinich)
Destination:
Purpose: SEMINARS ON FOOD AND AG ISSUES
Date: Aug 9, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $669.85
source

Traveler: Phil Park (from the office of George Voinovich)
Destination: COLUMBUS, OH
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM ON ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $620.80
source

Traveler: Peter Erdman (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: COLUMBUS, OH
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM ON ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS AND THEIR UNIQUE MISSIONS
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $694.71
source

Traveler: Mark Schroeder (from the office of Paul Gillmor)
Destination: MARTINIS, SHORT NORTH, COLUMBUS
Purpose: MEDICAL HEALTH CARE EDUCATION
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $705.80
source

Traveler: Julie Little (from the office of Marcy Kaptur)
Destination: COLUMBUS, OHIO
Purpose: 238.41
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $518.94
source

Traveler: Shiloh Reiher (from the office of Deborah Pryce)
Destination: ATTACHED
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PROJECT MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $917.42
source

Traveler: Jason Grove (from the office of Ralph Regula)
Destination:
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM ON ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS AND THEIR UNIQUE MISSIONS
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $620.80
source

Traveler: Stephen Francis (from the office of Patrick Tiberi)
Destination: VARIOUS MEETINGS/DEMONSTRATIONS AT OSV MEDICAL CENTER COLUMBUS, OHIO
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM ON ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS
Date: Feb 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $610.05
source

Traveler: Pat De Leon (from the office of Daniel Inouye)
Destination: ATHENS OHIO
Purpose: MEET WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS
Date: May 29, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,057.40
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.