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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.

Back to The Data

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

  • 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.