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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*

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.

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  • 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.
  • 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.