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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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  • 12.08.14

    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.
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    Commentary: Turning the tables on the vocational ed debate

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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.

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*

Karl Anderson


Total cost of 8 trips: $15,128.14


Trips traveled under the office of George Nethercutt

Destination: WENATCHEE, WA
Sponsor: Washington Public Utility Districts Association
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT THE ROLE PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICTS PLAY IN WASHINGTON STATE
Date: Apr 3, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,297.53
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: STARBUCKS, SEATTLE ART MUSEUM, WASHINGTON TECHNOLOGY CENTER, SEATTLE MONORAIL, LABOR READY, AND PACIFIC MEDICAL CENTER
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT-FINDING TRIP TO VISIT SEATTLE AREA BUSINESSES AND NON-PROFIT ENTITIES
Date: Jun 30, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,295.14
source

Destination: PASCO, WA
Sponsor: Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC)
Purpose: HANFORD SITE FACT-FINDING VISIT
Date: Aug 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,178.41
source


Trips traveled under the office of Mike Simpson

Destination: TWO DAYS SPENT TOURING AREAS OF THE WILLAMETTE FOREST, PRIVATE FOREST LANDS AND COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS.
Sponsor: American Forest Resource Council
Purpose: TO SHOW STAFF ON-THE-GROUND EXAMPLES OF ISSUES AFFECTING FOREST MANAGEMENT ON PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LANDS ON THE WEST COAST
Date: May 30, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,467.25
source

Destination: SITE VISITS TO THE NATIONAL ELK REFUGE, BRIDGE-TATON NATIONAL FOREST, AND THE PLUEDALE RESOURCE AREA (BLM).
Sponsor: Safari Club International and affiliates
Purpose: TO GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT ISSUES
Date: Aug 23, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $835.00
source

Destination: TOUR AND DISCUSSION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND CO-OP FACILITIES.
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: TO EXPLORE THE CHALLENGES FACING ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES
Date: Feb 17, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source

Destination: VARIOUS SITE VISITS IN THE SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA AREA.
Sponsor: American Forest Resource Council
Purpose: TO VIEW EXAMPLES OF ISSUES AFFECTING FOREST MANAGEMENT IN THE WEST
Date: May 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,109.81
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Dec 2, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $5,345.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Karl Anderson.


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.