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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 by*

Julie Carr


Total cost of 10 trips: $16,564.56


Trips traveled under the office of William Delahunt

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Association of American Medical Colleges
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON HEALTHCARE
Date: Apr 17, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $850.32
source


Trips traveled under the office of Joseph Pitts

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Jewish Committee
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $3,287.00
source

Destination: ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Sponsor: ALCATEL, ASSOC. FOR COMPETITIVE TECH., AT&T, CABLE & WIRELESS, LEVEL 3, MICROSOFT, MP3.COM, PEGASUS, SAIC, VERISIGN, WINSTAR, XO COMMUNICATIONS
Purpose: TO PROVIDE STAFF W/ UNDERSTANDING OF THE HISTORY, OPERATIONS & POLICY QUESTIONS SURROUNDING INTERN
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $616.03
source

Destination: TECH POLICY 2002 LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: EDUCATION ON TECHPOLICY FACING 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 22, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $657.46
source

Destination: BRUSSELS (BELGIUM) AND GENEVA (SWITZERLAND)
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MEDICAL DEVICE ISSUES
Date: Aug 15, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $4,609.29
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: TO FULLY UNDERSTAND ISSUES FACING MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,517.26
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Comcast Corporation
Purpose: TO GAIN A BROADER UNDERSTANDING OF THE CABLE INDUSTRY & THEIR REGULATORY BURDEE
Date: Mar 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $772.18
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOC, NATIONAL ASSOC. OF MANUFACTURER & CALIFORNIA MANUFACTURERS & TELECOM ASSOC.
Purpose: OVERALL IMPACT OF ECONOMICS ON TELECOM INDUSTRY INLIGHT OF CURRENT LAWS & REGS
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,340.00
source

Destination: PORTLAND OR
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: INVESTIGATING POLICIES IMPACTING THE CABLE INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $864.20
source

Destination: DANA POINT, CA
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT ISSUES RELATED TO MEDICAL DEVICES
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,050.82
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Julie Carr.


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

  • 11.24.14

    Academic Fraud and College Athletics

    Last month the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released a report that showed evidence of nearly two decades of academic fraud perpetuated by the school’s Afro-American Studies Department. An investigation found certain professors and administrators had an unwritten policy of “propping up” student athletes. This week on the podcast, we look at academic fraud at colleges with high-stakes sports programs.
  • 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.