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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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  • 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.

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 by*

Bryan Corbett


Total cost of 9 trips: $9,410.79


Trips traveled under the office of Richard Shelby

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL VISIT TO THE NASDAQ OPERATIONAL HDQTRS, AND MARKET SITE TO LEARN ABOUT NASDAQ'S MARKET STRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
Date: May 28, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $869.68
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY/NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: TO OBSERVE THE OPERATION OF THE NYSE IN PREPARATION IN HEARINGS ON MARKET STRUCTURE
Date: Aug 7, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $851.72
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: TO MEET WITH NASD EXECUTIVES AND TO LEARN ABOUT NASD SELFMAKING & ENFORCEMENT INITIATIVES
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,032.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO, ILL.
Sponsor: Options Clearing Corporation
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT THE STRUCTURE AND OPERATION OF THE OIC AND CHICAGO BOARD OF OPTIONS EXCHANGE
Date: Dec 11, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $991.92
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Archipelago Holdings
Purpose: TO OBSERVE ARCHIPELAGO'S OPERATIONS AND TO LEARN ABOUT MARKET STRUCTURE ISSUES IN PREPARATION FOR PLANNING COMMITTEE HEARINGS
Date: Jun 3, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,298.52
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BANKS STRUCTURE AND THE REGULATORY ISSUES CONTRUCTING THE BANKS AS THE COMMITTEE CONSIDERS CREATIONS A NEW REBULATOR
Date: Aug 11, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,494.75
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: TO EXAMINE THE OPERATIONS OF THE NASDAQ STOCK MARKET AND TO UNDERSTAND THE PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES INVOLVING NASDAQ
Date: Dec 9, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,062.44
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO OBSERVE THE OPERATION OF THE NYSE AND TO DISCUSS THE PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES CONTRACTING THE NYSE
Date: Dec 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $849.76
source

Destination: CHARLOTTE, NC
Sponsor: Wachovia Bank
Purpose: BRIEFING OF WACHOVIA HEADQUARTERS TO OBSERVE SANK OPERATIONS AND TO DISCUSS BANKING AND SECURITIES POLICY ISSUES
Date: May 6, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $960.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Bryan Corbett.


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.