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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*

Patricia Deloatche


Total cost of 14 trips: $16,609.99


Trips traveled under the office of Orrin Hatch

Destination: BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
Sponsor: Catholic Health Association and affiliates
Purpose: TO ATTEND ANNUAL HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE FOR SENIOR HILL STAFF REGARDING RANGE OF ISSUES INCLUDING MEDICARE REFORM
Date: Jan 13, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $225.00
source

Destination: PRINCETON, NJ
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE COUNCIL ON THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF HEALTH SYSTEM CHANGE'S 7TH ANNUAL PRINCETON CONFERENCE TOPIC ACCESS TO PHARMACEUTICALS
Date: May 11, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $511.58
source

Destination: PARIS AND SOUTHERN FRANCE
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP WAS TO EDUCATE CONGRESSIONAL STAFF ON THE BENEFITS AND COST EFFECTIVENESS OF NUCLEAR ENERGY
Date: Dec 10, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $4,702.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
Sponsor: Alliance for Health Reform
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON MAJOR HEALTH ISSUES BEFORE 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $187.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc
Purpose: TO SERVE ON A PANEL (FOR LEHMAN BROTHERS) TO DISCUSS THE DRUG PRICE COMPETITION AND PATENT TERM RESTORATION ACT OF 1984
Date: Mar 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $560.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: IMMUNEX, TARGETED GENETICS AND FRED HUTCHINSON CANCER CENTER
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP IS TO MEET WITH BIOLOGICAL INDUSTRY LEADERS TO DISCUSS SPECIFIC LEGISLATION BEFORE CONGRESS THAT IMPACTS THE INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 2, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,385.89
source

Destination: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
Sponsor: Brandeis University
Purpose: TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE THAT WILL EXPLORE WAYS TO CONTAIN HEALTH CARE SPENDING
Date: Jun 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $484.00
source

Destination: THOUSAND OAKS, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: WellPoint Health Networks
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP DESIGNED TO EDUCATE STAFF ON VARIOUS COMPONENTS OF HEALTH CARE NETWORKS ESPECIALLY PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE FOR BENEFICIARIES
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,194.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Catholic Health Association and affiliates
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE FOR 2004
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $174.00
source

Destination: KEY WEST AND MIAMI FLORIDA
Sponsor: American College Of Gastroenterology Inc
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP IS TO EDUCATE STAFF ABOUT COLORECTAL CANCER AND SCREENING TESTS CURRENTLY COVERED BY THE MEDICARE PROGRAM
Date: Mar 26, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,360.93
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: TO STUDY THE BIOTECH AND OTHER HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
Date: May 24, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,519.36
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY; WILLINGBORO, NH; FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ
Sponsor: Medco Health Solutions Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO VISIT THE MEDCO FACILITIES IN WILLINGBORO AND FRANKLIN LAKES, NH
Date: Dec 8, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,392.92
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Catholic Health Association and affiliates
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE 2005 HEALTH POLICY MEETING FOR CONGRESSIONAL STAFF
Date: Jan 6, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $164.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF TRIP IS TO HAVE CONGRESSIONAL STAFF VISIT BIOTECH MANUFACTURING FACILITIES AND EDUCATE STAFF ON BENEFITS OF NEW, CUTTING EDGE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
Date: Jan 10, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,749.31
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Patricia Deloatche.


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

  • 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.