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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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(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*

Cindy Chetti


Total cost of 8 trips: $8,554.28


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: CLEVELAND, OH
Sponsor: ENTERPRISE FOUNDATION AND LISC
Purpose: FACTFINDING AND FIELD TOUR OF AFFORDABLE LOW INCOME HOUSING
Date: Aug 5, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $199.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Mortgage Bankers Association of America
Purpose: PARTICIPATION ON PANEL ENTITLED "LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY UPDATE" AT THE MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Oct 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,262.49
source

Destination: ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Sponsor: American Society of Home Inspectors
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT TO DISCUSS HOUSING POLICY AGENDA & HUD ACTIVITIES WITH ASHI MEMBERS
Date: Jan 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $629.84
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: BRIEFING ON SECONDARY MORTGAGE MARKET
Date: Mar 21, 2004
Expense: $814.87
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Mortgage Bankers Association of America
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PANEL ON LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY UPDATE FOR MBA'S ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Oct 22, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,093.70
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: SPEAK AT THE NAMB 2004 WESTERN REGIONAL MEETING ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2004
Date: Nov 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,376.18
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: NATIONAL LOW INCOME HOUSING COALITION
Purpose: ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN THE HOUSING VOUCHER SUMMIT 2005
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $802.02
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Mortgage Brokers
Purpose: SPEAK AT THE NAMB 2004 WESTERN REGIONAL MEETING ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2004
Date: Nov 6, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,376.18
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Cindy Chetti.


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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    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.
  • 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.