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(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

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Trips by*

Jameel Aalim-Johnson


Total cost of 8 trips: $8,597.27


Trips traveled under the office of Gregory Meeks

Destination: PHILA., PA
Sponsor: TransUnion Corporation
Purpose: EXPIRING PROVISIONS OF THE FEDERAL CREDIT REPORTING ACT
Date: Feb 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $618.37
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: VISIT TO ELECTRONIC TRADING NETWORK NY FACILITY.
Date: Oct 10, 2003
Expense: $252.80
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose:
Date: Jan 13, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $882.56
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Computer Associates International
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: May 23, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,212.94
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE & AMERICAN INSURANCE GROUP
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Oct 26, 2004
Expense: $276.70
source

Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Sponsor: Egypt's International Economic Forum
Purpose: EGYPT'S INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC FORUM CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION
Date: Dec 11, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: Investment Company Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 24, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $981.68
source

Destination: GENEVA
Sponsor: Coalition of Service Industries
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: May 30, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $2,022.22
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jameel Aalim-Johnson.


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.