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(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

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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*

Dean D'amore


Total cost of 6 trips: $9,195.94


Trips traveled under the office of Sherwood Boehlert

Destination: MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA
Sponsor: Bombardier Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION RELATIVE TO IMPROVING GOVERNMENT SERVICES
Date: Mar 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $819.85
source

Destination: CORNING, NY
Sponsor: Corning Inc
Purpose: PLANT TOURS, FACT-FINDING MISSION, AND BRIEFINGS REGARDING LEGISLATION
Date: May 30, 2001
Expense: $573.33
source

Destination: 8TH ANNUAL TRANSATLANTIC FORUM; "LEADERSHIP FOR THE FUTURE: COMPETING FOR TALENT, MANAGING CULTURAL DIFFERENCES
Sponsor: Herbert Quandt BMW Foundation
Purpose: LEADERSHIP, MANAGEMENT TRAINING
Date: Apr 18, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,927.74
source

Destination: TEL AVIV, ISRAEL
Sponsor: JCRC JEMSAL COMMUNITY RELATIONS COUNCIL OF NEW YORK
Purpose: SECURITY AND HOMELAND SECURITY ISSUES FACING ISRAEL AND US ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND EXCHANGE TRADE AND FOREIGN POLICY
Date: Jan 4, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $2,488.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: FACT FINDING EXPLORATION OF NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE OPERATIONS
Date: Oct 26, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $832.80
source

Destination: LONDON
Sponsor: National Grid USA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP TO UK: UK ELECTRICITY MARKET, RESTRUCTURING AND OPERATIONS
Date: Nov 10, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,554.22
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Dean D'amore.


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.