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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*

James Dennis


Total cost of 12 trips: $38,368.17


Trips traveled under the office of Jeff Bingaman

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,599.77
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 3, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $707.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Aug 5, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,956.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: El Paso Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP ON NATURAL GAS ISSUES INCLUDING DISCUSSIONS WITH TAX EXPERTS AND A VISIT TO AN OFF-SHORE GAS WELL
Date: Oct 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,835.08
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN SEVERAL PANELS DISCUSSING THE MATTERS RELATED TO LOW INCOME TAX PAYERS AND RETIREMENT POLICY
Date: Jan 19, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,400.00
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Fidelity Investments
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO FIDELITY HEADQUARTERS. BRIEFINGS AND MEETINGS INCLUDED TOPICS SUCH AS CAPITAL MARKETS REVIEW, THE ROLE OF EMPLOYEE STOCK THE HEALTH OF THE DEFINED CONTRIBUTION WORLD AND INVESTMENT EDUCATION
Date: Jun 7, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,042.00
source

Destination: BERLIN, GENEVA, LONDON
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO AN INTERNATIONAL TAX MATTERS WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF GERMAN, SWISS AND BRITISH TREASURES AND OECP OFFICIAL
Date: May 23, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $11,233.00
source

Destination: PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Tax Council
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN SEVERAL PANEL DISCUSSIONS INVOLVING INTERNATIONAL, RETIREMENT AND ENERGY TAX MATTERS
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,050.00
source

Destination: SONOMA, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Organization for International Investment
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN SEVERAL PANEL DISCUSSIONS INVOLVING INTERNATIONAL TAX MATTERS AND IN-SOURCING
Date: Apr 30, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $3,376.32
source

Destination: AMSTERDAM, BRUSSELS AND WARSAW
Sponsor: TAX FOUNDATION/OFII
Purpose: TO MEET WITH EU TAX AND TRADE OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS EU INTEGRATION AND TRADE AND TAX MATTERS INCLUDING FSC/ETI REPLACEMENT, "INSOURCING", EU POLICIES ON DIRECT INVESTMENT IN INDUSTRY AND GROWTH OF JOBS IN THE US
Date: May 23, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $8,314.00
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OREGON AND SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: TO VISIT HIGH TECHNOLOGY SITES AND MEET WITH TAX AND TRADE REPRESENTATIVES TO DISCUSS POLICIES INVOLVING THE GROWTH OF HIGH TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRIES AND CREATION OF JOBS IN THE UNITED STATES
Date: Jun 29, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,973.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER
Sponsor: THE NATIONAL CHAMBER FOUNDATION AND THE AMERICAN BENEFITS INSTITUTE
Purpose: TO MEET WITH OTHER CONGRESSIONAL STAFF AND RETIREMENT POLICY EXPERTS TO DISCUSS CURRENT ISSUES INVOLVING RETIREMENT POLICY
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $882.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named James Dennis.


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.