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(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

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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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(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*

J Patrick Cave


Total cost of 8 trips: $6,389.00


Trips traveled under the office of Richard Baker

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Arthur Andersen LLP
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON A PANEL
Date: Jun 26, 2000
Expense: $490.00
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX
Sponsor: TEXAS MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,075.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $590.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Apr 9, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $585.00
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FL
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,389.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Apr 19, 2001
Expense: $270.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $650.00
source

Destination: FACT-FINDING @ COMPANY
Sponsor: Goldman Sachs Group
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 14, 2001
Expense: $340.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named J Patrick Cave.


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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  • 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.