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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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  • 11.17.14

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    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.

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Trips by*

Lisa Kelley


Total cost of 18 trips: $26,386.09


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Goodlatte

Destination: FLORIDA KEYS
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,300.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Biotechnology Industry Organization
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,360.00
source

Destination: LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $887.32
source

Destination: WICHITA, KANSAS TO DODGE CITY, KS
Sponsor: American Meat Institute
Purpose: TOUR SLAUGHTER PLANT, DISCUSS FOOD SAFETY AND COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING LAWS CONCERNS
Date: Jun 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,912.30
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: REVIEW STATE & FEDERAL COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING LAWS FOR PRODUCE
Date: Jul 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $943.50
source

Destination: SOUTH-CENTRAL IDAHO, MAGIC VALLEY, TWIN FALLS
Sponsor: FOOD PRODUCERS OF IDAHO, INC. & NATIONAL POTATO COUNCIL
Purpose: FACT FINDING/REVIEW OF FEDERAL LAWS ON PROD OF POTATOES, SUGARBEETS, SEED CROPS & DAIRY IN IDAHO
Date: Aug 11, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $930.63
source

Destination: SHENANDOAH VALLEY, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: US Apple Association
Purpose: REVIEW AND TOUR OF APPLE PROCESSING & HARVESTING OPERATIONS
Date: Oct 27, 2003
Expense: $76.00
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO, TX
Sponsor: NATIONAL MEAT ASSOCIATION
Purpose: PARTICIPANT IN PANEL DISCUSSION ON FOOD SAFETY
Date: Feb 12, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $688.69
source

Destination: DUCK KEY, FLORIDA
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 14, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: NATIONAL TURKEY FEDERATION/NATIONAL CHICKEN COUNCIL
Purpose: TOUR HATCHERY, GROW-OUT & SLAUGHTER FACILITIES
Date: Jun 7, 2004
Expense: $50.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: TOUR OF SPECIALTY CROP PRODUCTION IN SOUTH FLORIDA; OVERVIEW OF HOMELAND SECURITY CONCERNS AT THE MIAMI AIR AND SEA PORTS; USE OF USDA'S BEAGLE BRIDAGE; AND REVIEW COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING LAWS (STATE AND FEDERAL)
Date: Aug 23, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $950.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Charles Stenholm

Destination: DALLAS, TEXAS
Sponsor: TXU Corporation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $2,616.92
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO, TX
Sponsor: Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
Purpose: SPEECH/FACT FINDING
Date: Dec 2, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $421.49
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA; YUCCA MOUNTAIN
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $844.50
source

Destination: TOKYO, JAPAN & TRAVEL WITHIN JAPAN
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 7, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $7,230.00
source

Destination: DC TO NY
Sponsor: New York Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 22, 2001
Expense: $415.00
source

Destination: SACRAMENTO, TAHOE CITY, MURPHY'S RIVER DELTA
Sponsor: Northern California Power Agency
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 28, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $2,463.74
source

Destination: SANTA FE, NM
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,696.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lisa Kelley.


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.