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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*

Robert Chamberlin


Total cost of 6 trips: $22,136.00


Trips traveled under the office of John Mccain

Destination: BELGIUM, FRANCE
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: TO EXCHANGE VIEWS WITH KEY EUROPEAN COMMISSION OFFICIALS REPRESENTING COMPETITION & TRANSPORTATION DIRECTIONS REGARDING INT'L AVIATION ATTACHED & COMPETITION POLICY
Date: May 27, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $7,447.00
source

Destination: MONTREAL CANADA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: ATTEND AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Destination: JAPAN
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ECONOMIC LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE JAPAN STUDY TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT ECONOMY & TRANSPORTATION
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $8,460.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Bud Shuster

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIA
Sponsor: Aviation Safety Alliance
Purpose: ATTEND AVIATION SAFETY ALLIANCE LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE SEMINAR
Date: Jan 13, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $1,040.00
source

Destination: KAUAI, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $2,180.00
source

Destination: TRAVEL TO SHANNON, IRELAND
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: TO GIVE PRESENTATION AT THE AIRPORT SAFETY AND SECURITY WORKSHOP
Date: Jul 9, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Robert Chamberlin.


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.