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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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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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Trips by*

Alfred Garesche


Total cost of 20 trips: $25,333.67


Trips traveled under the office of Elizabeth Dole

Destination: San Diego, CA
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: Educational
Date: Apr 14, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,572.00
source

Destination: CHARLOTTE, NC
Sponsor: Bank of America Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $914.82
source

Destination: ASHEVILLE, NC
Sponsor: Conference of State Bank Supervisors
Purpose: SPOKE AT A CONFERENCE
Date: May 29, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,115.93
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: National Association of Realtors
Purpose: SPEAKING AT A CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,118.07
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL BRIEFDAYS
Date: Mar 21, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $708.64
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: Council of Federal Home Loan Banks
Purpose: WINTER CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,310.00
source

Destination: NAPLES, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: SPEAKING AT A LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,715.72
source


Trips traveled under the office of Sue Kelly

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: EDUCATION OF MORTGAGE INSURANCE INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 14, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $1,766.20
source


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FORUM
Date: Apr 7, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,290.26
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION AND J.P. MORGAN CHASE
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 3, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $718.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,001.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $809.84
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Council of Federal Home Loan Banks
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 29, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $957.98
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX
Sponsor: El Paso Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $2,141.65
source

Destination: TRUMBULL, CT - NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $865.11
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Food Marketing Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 2, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,045.86
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: FACT FINDING / ISSUES BRIEFING
Date: Mar 24, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,191.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: New York Life Insurance Co
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL BRIEFING
Date: Apr 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $346.00
source

Destination: COLORADO SPRINGS
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: PANEL DISCUSSION ON TERRORISM INSURANCE
Date: May 9, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,036.09
source

Destination: THE LAKES, NV
Sponsor: Citigroup
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,709.50
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Alfred Garesche.


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

  • 11.24.14

    Academic Fraud and College Athletics

    Last month the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released a report that showed evidence of nearly two decades of academic fraud perpetuated by the school’s Afro-American Studies Department. An investigation found certain professors and administrators had an unwritten policy of “propping up” student athletes. This week on the podcast, we look at academic fraud at colleges with high-stakes sports programs.
  • 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.